FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 7, 2006
Rachaele Raynoff, Press Secretary, New York City Department of City Planning -- (212) 720-3471
EDWIN MARSHALL, UPPER MANHATTAN PLANNER, HONORED BY
MAYOR BLOOMBERG FOR OUTSTANDING PUBLIC SERVICE.
Edwin Marshall, DCP's Team Leader for Upper Manhattan, was among six city employees recognized by the Mayor for outstanding public service in conjunction with Black History Month. Edwin has been with the city for 26 years. During his 19 years with City Planning, Edwin has worked with HPD and other agencies to renew and rebuild neighborhoods through planning initiatives and the development of affordable housing. Edwin has helped facilitate close to 15,000 affordable housing units in Upper Manhattan through the development and implementation of the Bradhurst Urban Renewal Plan and other projects involving city-owned land. He also helped oversee the Department's East Harlem and Frederick Douglass Boulevard neighborhood rezonings - the first comprehensive neighborhood rezonings in Upper Manhattan in over 40 years -- and he plays a key role in the Department's 125th Corridor Study.
Edwin was honored along with with five other city employees at a reception hosted by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg on February 6, 2006 at the Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center in honor of Black History Month. At the reception, Mayor Bloomberg presented awards to the six City employees in recognition of their outstanding public service. For more information on the reception and on the six honorees, read the mayoral press release.
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