Battery Park City Housing Affordability Issues

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To the editor, Thank you for your ongoing coverage of Battery Park City housing affordability issues. Here is my story as a former Gateway Plaza resident, which may be representative of many tenant experiences within the last seven years or so. I first lived in Gateway Plaza from 1989 to 1996 and absolutely loved the […]

Water Street Public Space

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To the editor, The Downtown Connection bus begins its run on Water Street right beside this building.  Riders gather here and it’s nice to able to wait under some cover if the bus is delayed. In addition, this corner of Water and Fulton Streets is crowded with tourists, residents and students.  South Street Seaport is […]

Can Million-Dollar Condos Salve Urban Blight?

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To the Editors; RE: Can Million-Dollar Condos Salve Urban Blight? The Broadsheet October 10, 2017 In December of 2014, Community Board 1 representing the interests of our community to our elected officials and others, resolved: “CB1 strongly requests that the State and City of New York amend existing agreements to allocate Authority revenues designated toward […]

Test Score Rankings for Lower Manhattan Schools

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To the editor: Regarding the fantastic test score rankings of the Lower Manhattan school district: I would love to see a study done showing how many kids needed extracurricular tutoring to ensure these standards could be met. My older child attended PS234 which was fantastic – he exited the school with an excellent grasp of […]

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To: Congressman Nadler cc: The Broadsheet Congressman Nadler, I must compliment you on your latest congressional legal initiatives crucial to the safety, well-being of the people proposing among others that Pres.Trump be investigated (prosecuted) for brazen violations of the constitution and civil laws. Our country’s role in supporting and financing the well-being of
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Quality of Life Issue in BPC

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To the editor: What happened to Ms. Galluzzi is both shocking and AVOIDABLE. It was just a matter of time before an accident such as hers happened. I’m sure I’m not the only one who has been startled numerous times by Parks vehicles moving far too quickly and far too close to me and other […]

Letters

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To the editor: Matthew Fenton’s article (BroadsheetDAILY July 11) on the Dickey house has meaning in today’s context: The area took only 50 years to go from a millionaire’s haven to slum. Although the process in retrospect seems almost inevitable given the then laissez-faire attitude to construction, it was also quickly moved forward by the […]

Grief and Tragedy in Battery Park City

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Stories in yesterday’s BroadsheetDAILY leave me so laden with grief and anger that words are difficult. First, the person who died in the water. This tragedy is a testimonial to the stupidity of the governing entities in Battery Park City. I know exactly what Denise Rubin describes from my calls to *311*, (fortunately, not 911) […]

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To the editor: On Saturday night (June 24) I watched an unfortunate man drown in the Hudson River, mere inches from the Esplanade and South Cove, as I tried to explain to a 911 operator where the EMTs and NYPD Harbor Patrol would find BATTERY PARK CITY, the Esplanade and South Cove. (I repeatedly told […]

Barge In South Cove ~ Pile Remediation Project

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Dear editor, A barge arrived in South Cove a week ago. Do you have any idea why it is there and what they are doing? More importantly, when will they leave? Evan Dillon —————————————————————————- Nicholas Sbordone,
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