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Housing New York - A Five-Borough, Ten-Year Plan
Mayor de Blasio's Housing plan for New York City.
BXCB8 Greenway Effort
Article from NY Daily News, Page 32, dated Dec 11, 2014
Adopted 197-a Plan by Bronx Community Board 8 in 2003 called:
CD 8 2000: A River to Reservoir Preservation Strategy
In 2003 City Planning Commission and the City Council approved the comprehensive plan submitted by Bronx Community Board 8 pursuant to Section 197a of the City Charter. The plan covers the entire community district, including the neighborhoods of Fieldston, Kingsbridge, Kingsbridge Heights, Marble Hill, Riverdale, Spuyten Duyvil and Van Cortlandt Village. It also includes one of the city's four Special Natural Area Districts, designated in the Zoning Resolution to guide development in areas of outstanding natural beauty.
See the plan (in PDF)
Review the City Planning site (in PDF)
See City Planning Commission Report (in PDF)