Archive for the ‘Yankee Stadium Redevelopment’ Category

Park Land Math 101: Mill Pond Pier 5 Park

Monday, October 9th, 2017 Posted in Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Working Group, Harlem River Yards Park Greenway, Low Impact Development, Lower Concourse North, Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland - first of its kind, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | No Comments »

An Open Letter to New York City Council Members: The Lower Concourse North EDC proposal will soon be coming to a vote before the City Council. A crucial piece of the Bronx’ economic development plan, the EDC Lower Concourse North proposal ...

The Public Trust Doctrine and Pier 5 aka Lower Concourse North aka Bronx Point

Sunday, October 8th, 2017 Posted in Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Working Group, Harlem River Yards Park Greenway, Low Impact Development, Lower Concourse North, Pier 5, Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland - first of its kind, Projects, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | No Comments »

The Proposed Pier 5 Project Contravenes the Public Trust Doctrine (NB - Not to be confused with the 2009 mapped parkland that will be condemned by eminent domain in order to purchase.  Pier 5 is being given to the developer, without ...

Council Hearing on Pier 5 Parkland aka Lower Concourse North

Sunday, October 8th, 2017 Posted in Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Long Term Control Plan, Harlem River Working Group, Harlem River Yards Park Greenway, Low Impact Development, Lower Concourse North, Pier 5, Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland - first of its kind, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | No Comments »

September 25 Hearing on Pier 5 aka Lower Concourse North aka Bronx Point. The Pier 5 part starts around 23 minutes in.  Minutes from the hearing: Minutes 092517 Pier 5 At the same time as this hearing was held, there were ...

Parking Lots for Housing not Parks

Sunday, May 14th, 2017 Posted in Define the Issues, Environmental Reviews, Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Long Term Control Plan, Harlem River Working Group, Harlem River Yards Park Greenway, Low Impact Development, Lower Concourse North, Permits, Pier 5, Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland - first of its kind, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on Parking Lots for Housing not Parks

At the May 10, 2017 monthly meeting of the Board of Directors of the Bronx Council for Environmental Quality, the issues concerning the City's proposal to build housing and other mixed uses on parkland and what it means.  The Board ...

BCEQ Leaders Meet with Speaker’s Land Use Staff on Saving Pier 5

Saturday, May 6th, 2017 Posted in Environmental Reviews, Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Long Term Control Plan, Harlem River Working Group, Harlem River Yards Park Greenway, Low Impact Development, Lower Concourse North, Pier 5, Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland - first of its kind, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on BCEQ Leaders Meet with Speaker’s Land Use Staff on Saving Pier 5

May 3, 2017 BCEQ Leaders Meet with Speaker's Staff to Save Parkland in the BCEQ Designated Brownfield Opportunity Area Leadership of the Bronx Council for Environmental Quality, joined by leaders from NYC Parks Advocates and NYC Soil and Water Conservation District, ...

Waterfront Walks 5/20 – not the Harlem, Hudson, Hutchinson Rivers or Westchester Creek

Saturday, May 6th, 2017 Posted in Bronx River, Calendared Items, East Bronx Coastal Working Group, Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Working Group, Harlem River Yards Park Greenway, Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland - first of its kind, Water Committee, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on Waterfront Walks 5/20 – not the Harlem, Hudson, Hutchinson Rivers or Westchester Creek

CPC Waterfront Walks, 5/20 (Editor:  Bronx 1, New York 1, Queens 2, Richmond 1, Kings 2 - but who is counting?) New York City has 520 miles of waterfront—more than Miami, Boston, Los Angeles, and San Francisco combined! Join NYC Dept. of City ...

BCEQ’s Comments to Bx CB 4 on Using Parkland for Housing

Monday, April 24th, 2017 Posted in Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Working Group, Low Impact Development, Permits, Permits Comments and locations, Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland - first of its kind, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on BCEQ’s Comments to Bx CB 4 on Using Parkland for Housing

You can read it below, or you can download a copy:  BCEQ Letter to CB 4 Pier 5 DGEIS 042517 If you want to send comments to the CB, Individual Letter to CB 4 Pier 5 DGEIS 042517  is a letter ...

Using Parkland to build Housing – only in the Bronx!!!

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017 Posted in Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Long Term Control Plan, Harlem River Working Group, In the News, Low Impact Development, Permits Comments and locations, Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland - first of its kind, Projects, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on Using Parkland to build Housing – only in the Bronx!!!

Waterfront parkland for private use – if they get it in the South Bronx, you will get it too! An Open Letter to the Public: For more than twenty years, city leaders have twisted the arms of local elected officials to ...

2013 Regional Open Space Advisory Committee Report – NYC Region 2

Thursday, February 6th, 2014 Posted in Bronx River, Committees, East Bronx Coastal Working Group, Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Working Group, Harlem River Yards Park Greenway, Low Impact Development, Parks Committee, Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland - first of its kind, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on 2013 Regional Open Space Advisory Committee Report – NYC Region 2

Excerpts from the draft report, there has been no hearings scheduled since June 2013.  Presented below is only the Bronx notes.  To read the full report, including the notes on the Bronx, please find the link below.  Special thanks to ...

Bronx: Meet Your Waterfront Plan

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 Posted in Committees, Educational Environmentalists, Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Working Group, Projects, Water Committee, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on Bronx: Meet Your Waterfront Plan

Located in our Projects and Research Tab, you can find many studies, but here is the latest one!  Let us know what you think of the work from the students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  It is a big ...

NYDaily News: Yankee Stadium parking stalls out after developer shows signs that it may default on bonds

Friday, September 10th, 2010 Posted in Front Page News, In the News, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on NYDaily News: Yankee Stadium parking stalls out after developer shows signs that it may default on bonds

Great story! Juan Gonzalez did it sgain. The communitv was right and we can not get anyone to listen. Bittersweet, just like the Stella D'oro strike and move, the won the battle but list their jobs. This ...

BCEQ convenes community meeting with state and federal

Monday, May 10th, 2010 Posted in In the News, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on BCEQ convenes community meeting with state and federal

This meeting was held on April 30, 2010. The info leading up to this meeting is on our web page at: http://www.bceq.org/2010/04/15/bceq-letter-to-the-national-park-service-on-yankee-stadium-park-replacement/ The follow up letter is below. State_OPRHP_02162010_sitevisit ff up 05102010

BCEQ Letter to the National Park Service on Yankee Stadium Park Replacement

Thursday, April 15th, 2010 Posted in Front Page News, Projects, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on BCEQ Letter to the National Park Service on Yankee Stadium Park Replacement

BACKGROUND: 061115_Buchwald_Decision LETTER TO THE FEDERAL AGENCY FROM BCEQ 1.1  FEB 2010 Letter sent to the NPS Director  BCEQ NPS YS 02192010 1.2 MARCH 2010 Response to the BCEQ letter  USDOI_Reply_Letter_3-16-2010 LETTER TO THE STATE FROM LOCAL ACTIVISTS 2.1 FEB 2010 letter to OPRHP ...

Chauncy just called; said Gate 2 just came down!

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 Posted in Front Page News, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on Chauncy just called; said Gate 2 just came down!

Yippee! !  ! !! ! !!! !!! !! it was about one hour ago, so 12:30 pm on March 31, 2010

Program Water Conference, March 17th

Monday, March 15th, 2010 Posted in Bronx River, Committees, Front Page News, Harlem River BOA, Harlem River Working Group, Low Impact Development, Membership Committee, Water Committee, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on Program Water Conference, March 17th

PROGRAM “Examining Harlem River Water Quality: Imputs, Effects and Solutions” Wednesday, March 17, 2010 at Manhattan College, Leo Engineering Building 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm, Main Auditorium: GENERAL MEETING What is the NY-NJ Harbor Estuary Program? What is an Estuary? ...

Dropping the Ball: NY Yankee Stadium truned Parks into Parking Lots

Saturday, October 24th, 2009 Posted in In the News, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on Dropping the Ball: NY Yankee Stadium truned Parks into Parking Lots

SIDEBAR Dropping the Ball How the New Yankee Stadium Turned Parks into Parking Lots By Matt Johanson When the Yankees opened their new stadium and pinstriped stars like Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera ran onto the field for the first time, the cheers of ...

Oh where oh where are our replacement parks II

Saturday, October 17th, 2009 Posted in Environmental Reviews, Front Page News, UnBLOGlievable!, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on Oh where oh where are our replacement parks II

Great Report by community member last August.  Still no word from the State Parks Department.  What's up with that? Garage A project inconsistencies 082309 We hear that the waterfront parks (many miles from where the people live, but across from the shopping ...

Oh where oh where have our replacement parks gone?

Monday, August 31st, 2009 Posted in Front Page News, UnBLOGlievable!, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on Oh where oh where have our replacement parks gone?

Well folks, they are not where they should be.  If anyone thinks we are kidding, just go see for yourself.  This is simply a theft of services.  I do not know why they are building half a garage and half ...

UnBLOGleivable – No Plan A ….or B……the City unprepared!

Monday, March 30th, 2009 Posted in Blogs, UnBLOGlievable!, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | Comments Off on UnBLOGleivable – No Plan A ….or B……the City unprepared!

Read all about it, they have no plan for emergencies by the Jerome Park Reservoir. http://www.waterblogged.org/dinowitz-and-community-warns-no-emergency-plan-for-bronx-sci-and-surrounding-areas-of-jerome-park-reservoir/ So, even though it is not related, the demolition of Yankee Stadium has been privately bid.  Who knows who got the contract, if they are vendex ...

FOILing the NPS for Yankee Stadium parks replacements

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009 Posted in Environmental Reviews, Front Page News, Yankee Stadium Redevelopment | 1 Comment »

Below are the documents we received based upon a FOIL request to the National Park Service (NPS).  These files are in pdf form and are many pages.  They are grouped together generally with a letter at the end -- most ...