Press

The EVCC has generated headlines with its campaigns for improved zoning, people-powered transportation, and historic preservation of the East Village.

NEIGHBORHOOD ZONING

Pols cheer victory on former CHARAS
The Villager (October 2014)

The Many Shades of Green
BBOX Radio (May 2014)

Officials challenge plan for East Village dorm conversion
The Real Deal (May 2013)

Gregg Singer Faces LPC, Community Boards Over 500-Bed East Village Dorm
Commercial Observer (May 2013)

Scaled-down dorm pitched for embattled CHARAS site
The Villager (April 2013)

75 First Ave.: The Incredible Shrinking Development Plan
Off the Grid (October 2012)

LES approves liquor license changes
DNAinfo.com (February 2011)

2 liquor licenses blocked as quality of life issue
CapitalNY (June 2010)

Get Local guide boon for neighborhood, model for West Village
WestView (December 2009)

Zoning changes in effect
NYC.gov website (November 2008)

Activists push zoning changes, rent control for retail
The Real Deal (September 2008)

Pratt Students Offer Advice for East Village Shops
The Real Deal (June, 2008)

C.B. 3 Feels Chinatown Pressure on Zoning Plan
Downtown Express (May, 2008)

Trying to find a new formula to tame the spread of chains
The Villager (January, 2008)

East Village Businessfolk Want Limit on Chain Stores
Curbed (January 2008)

The East Village Resists Chains
Gothamist (January, 2008)

East Siders Try For Smaller Towers, Cheaper Housing
Downtown Express (October, 2006)

City Set To Present Plan For Lower East Side
New York Sun (November, 2006)

Fast-track East Village rezoning gains speed
The Villager (September,  2005)

HISTORIC PRESERVATION

Neighbors Want To Landmark Soho House’s Controversial Site
Curbed NY (February 2014)

Yes, make bones about it: Grave moment for church
The Villager (May 2013)

Building On a Boneyard? Preservationists Beg Steiner Not To Put Luxury Condos On Former Cemetery Site
New York Observer (May 2013)

Mary Help of Christians Demolition OK’d, Preservationists Plan Rally
The Local, East Village (April 2013)

E.V. Historic District, Editorial
The Villager (October 2012)

City Is Sued Over Approval of N.Y.U. Expansion Plan
New York Times (September 2012)

GV Past, Present and Future presentation
EV Grieve (June 2011)

City commission to expand study of EV historic district
City Realty (May 2011)

City to consider 300 building historic district
DNAinfo (April 2011)

Row houses, synagogue to be altered
Preservation magazine (November 2010)

East Village preservationists push to landmark 170 year old buildings
DNAinfo (November 2010)

Letter to Editor: preservation of LES Shul
Villager (November 2010)

Plan to redevelop draws fire
NY1 (October 2010)

CB3 approves EV landmark plan
Villager (July 2010)

Fate of Lower East Side Shul Stirs Emotions
See Aaron Sosnick’s post at the end of the article… 
New York Times (September 2008)

Lower East Side Is Given ‘Endangered’ Designation
New York Times (May 2008)

High Court Upholds Ban on “Dorms for Hire,” Saves Landmarked P.S. 64
Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation (March, 2008)

High Court Deals Death Blow to East Village MegaDorm
Village Voice (March, 2008)

St. Brigid’s press conference
YouTube (May, 2008)

PS 64 Denuding Update: Singer Soldiers On
Curbed (September, 2006)

P.S. 64 Rally
New York Observer (July, 2006)

Love It or Level It: The Saga of Old P.S. 64 Is a Real Education
Village Voice (June, 2006)

All You Need Is Love, Love, Love and a Great Community Facility
The Villager (February, 2005)

CHARAS Owner Considers Sale
The Villager

P.S. 64 Turns 100, a Birthday Celebration
The Villager

Dorm Proposed at the site of the Original P.S. 64
The Villager

Proposed Dorm Pulled from CB3 Meeting Agenda
The Villager

EVCC/FEVA Fundraiser Coverage
The Villager

Restoration a Façade to Block Landmarking
The Villager

Developer Retooling Dorm Design for CHARAS Site
The Villager

Demolition Permit is Sought for Former CHARAS/El Bohio
The Villager

Son of MegaDorm Slated for Avenue B
Curbed.com

Community Brainstorms for Reuse of CHARAS Building
The Villager

Historia y Cultura en Lower East Side
El Diario

Saving P.S. 64 (2nd item)
NY Daily News

Bloomberg, Devuelva el Edificio de CHARAS/El Bohio
Hoy

Will Mike Rewrite ‘End of Grinch Who Stole CHARAS’
The Villager

E 9th Street Developer Must Show Us the Dorm Tenants
The Villager

Buildings Nixes E. 9 St. I-Can’t-Believe-It’s-A-Dorm Dorm
The Villager

Code Red at P.S. 64 (4th item, Scoopy’s Notebook)
The Villager

EAST VILLAGE CULTURE

C.B. 3, pols support Siempre
The Villager (October 2014)

Lower East Side Coalition Housing Development, Inc. (5th item Scoopy’s Notebook)
The Villager (August 2014)

In the East Village, Aiming to Leave No Deserving Place Behind
Off the Grid (May 2014)

What the East Village Community Does After a Corporate Takeover
NYU Local (April 2014)

The Small-Business-Saving Squad of the East Village
Off the Grid (March 2014)

Defending neighborhood character and small businesses
The Villager (March 2014)

East Village Small Businesses Join Together in Merchant Association
DNA Info (March 2014)

Letters to the Editor from Michael Rosen and Dominique Camacho
The Villager (December 2013)

East Villagers map out a plan to keep chain stores in check
The Villager (November 2013)

Print Shop is Flying High
The Villager (November 2013)

E. Village Warpath Against 7-Eleven
NY Post (August 2013)

No Love For ‘Native Son’ Opening Polynesian Spot
The Local, East Village (April 2013)

Karate Joint, Cigar Spot Get Grants to Go Green
The Local, East Village (December 2012)

East Village Community Coalition Party
Gamma Blog (October 2012)

E.V. Town Hall, Scoopy’s Notebook
The Villager (July 2012)

Partners In Paint: East Village Community Coalition
White Roof Project (July 2012)

Fighting for landmarking, safe streets, local shops
The Villager (December 2011)

Bodegas face uncertain future
The Local, East Village (March 2011)

Residential real estate profile for the East Village
Wall Street Journal (October 2010)

Manhattan’s East Village: History and Cultural Overview
Wikipedia

Save St. Brigid
The Official Site

Documenting the Park: Tompkins Square Slide Show
New York Times (August, 2008)

Paths of Resistance in the East Village
New York Times (September, 2007)

East Village Values
A letter from Roland Legiardi-Laura
New York Times (November, 2004)

PEOPLE-POWERED TRANSPORTATION

Community groups and representatives call on DOT to fix “death trap” intersection
Transportation Alternatives (May 2011)

Pedal Power: Annual Kid’s Bike Parade
The Lo-Down (April 2011)

East Side biking on a roll
Villager (May 2010)

Bike lanes on 1st & 2nd Aves
Villager (April 2010)

World class Avenues for East Side
Streetsblog (November 2009)

Video: The First Annual Kids’ Art Bike Parade
Vimeo (November, 2007)

Pedal Power: Youth Art Bike Ride
Recycle a Bicycle (October, 2007)

Tykes on Bikes
Streetsblog (October, 2007)

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