WEPS News Feed

May 29th: NYC Council to vote on voids

The Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises voted to approve the DPC's residential mechanical voids amendments with modifications. They reduced the void height to the originally proposed 25' before it will count towards the height limits of buildings. This is expected...

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Sunshine for Today’s Rally at City Hall

Thank you to the WEPS members & everyone else attending this morning's rally at City Hall. The sun was shining, finally, and it was a great day to stand with NY'ers who were brought together on this issue by ASM Rosenthal & NYS Sen Jackson. Onward.

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Almost There at 555 WEA

Step by step, 555 West End is nearing the end of the line. It's been a long, difficult road for the neighbors while this building transformed from St Agnes Boys School to luxury condominiums. Scaffolding and sidewalk shed is down and we can, once again, see this...

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May is National Preservation Month

If you're visiting our page, you most likely have a soft spot in your heart for preservation. Thank you, so do we. This month, visit historic sites and support local preservation. Buildings can't save themselves. Visit the National Trust for Historic Preservation's...

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April 24th Morning Rally at Verdi Square

Rent Control Relief From Assembly Member Linda Rosenthal's office: "Join me, Brian Benjamin, Housing Conservation Coordinators, Goddard Riverside, Tenants & Neighbors, Metropolitan Council On Housing, affordable housing advocates & your fellow tenants at an...

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Tuesday, April 9th: Rally at 200 Amsterdam Ave

Tues, April 9th at 11:15am there will be a rally at the site of 200 Amsterdam Ave. MBP Gale Brewer and CCM Helen Rosenthal will join advocates in pushing to stop construction on the residential tower. info via "COMMITTEE FOR ENVIRONMENTALLY SOUND DEVELOPMENT"

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