Community Board No. 3, Manhattan, New York City




Community Groups in Community Board 3

North Avenue A Neighborhood Association 8 Saint Marks Place Tenants Association
  • Boundaries: Saint Mark's Place between 2nd and 3rd Avenues
  • Interests: Block improvement, liquor licenses, quality of life issues, noise
  • Contact: Susi Schropp
  • Email: hello@8saintmarks.com
Sara D Roosevelt Park Community Coalition

12th Street Block Association (Aves A-B)

  • Boundaries: 12th Street between Avenue A and B, including nearby Avenues A and B
  • Interests: Quality of life, gardens (3), liquor licenses, preservation, block improvement
  • Contact: Alexis Adler
  • Email: 12thstba@gmail.com

2nd Street Block Association (1st Ave-Ave A)

  • Boundaries: 2nd Street, between 1st Avenue and Avenue A
  • Interests:  Block improvement, liquor licenses, preservation, quality of life issues, garden
  • Contact: Katherine von Hartz
  • Email: vonhartz@me.com

Friends of Meltzer Park (FOMP)

  • Boundaries: The entire block surrounding Meltzer Park: 1st Avenue, 2nd Street, Avenue A and 1st Street
  • Interests: Oppose the NYCHA Infill Plan
  • Contact: Katherine von Hartz
  • Email: vonhartz@me.com

9th Street A-1 Block Association

  • Boundaries: 9th Street between Avenues A and 1st Avenue
  • Interests: Block improvement, liquor licenses, preservation, quality of life issues, community garden, general neighborhood issues including film production disruptions, area parks, transportation (buses, subways, traffic, parking, bike lanes), retail diversity
  • Contacts: Judith Zaborowski and Kate Puls
  • Email: 9a1blockassociation@gmail.com

Bowery Alliance of Neighbors

  • Boundaries: Stretch from Chatham Square to Cooper Square, adjacent cross streets are also a concern
  • Interests: Preserve & protect residents, small businesses, and the historic character and quality of life in the Bowery community
  • Contact: Michele Campo
  • E-mail: ban62007@gmail.com
  • Website: http://www.boweryalliance.org/

515 East 5th Street Tenants Association

  • Boundaries: Building of 515 East 5th Street
  • Interests: Quality of life, development and land use issues, preservation
  • Contact: Alice Baldwin
  • Email: alicebaldwin2003@yahoo.com

Rutgers Slip Block Association

  • Boundaries: Mainly Block 248-Pike Street to Cherry St, Cherry to Rutgers Slip, Rutgers to South and bounding waterfront
  • Interests: Waterfront, South Street, Old Pathmark Site, Extell, New Healthcare Chaplaincy, Street and Block Changes, "Chinatown" Mini and Large Tour Bus Parking, Elder Care, Rutgers Slip Crossing, Filming
  • Contact: Trever Holland
  • Email: treverholland@gmail.com

Lower East Side Dwellers Neighborhood Association

  • Boundaries: Norfolk Street to Allen Street, and Houston to Delancey Street, including, but not limited to, adjacent and nearby streets within 500 feet of boundaries where noise, vehicular traffic, crowd congestion, safety issues, unsanitary conditions, health hazards and/or pollution load adversely affect residents' quality of life directly and/or via spill-over
  • Interests: Preserve and protect residents' quality of life, liquor license applications and saturation, preserve the history and character of the LES, neighborhood beautification and improvement, retail diversity, and small business advocacy
  • Contact: Diem Boyd
  • Email: lesdwellers2012@gmail.com
  • Website: http://www.lesdwellers.org/

Seward Park around Canal East (SPaCE)

  • Boundaries: Grand Street south to Division Street, Canal Street and East Broadway, and Pitt Street east to Allen Street, but not including Allen Street
  • Interests: Manage the type, size and density of liquor-selling establishments, transportation issues, landmark issues, long-term capital improvements to Seward Park, Seward Park garden maintenance, child safety concerns, community emergency response, and ad-hoc needs
  • Contact: Emma Culbert
  • Email: space.blockassociation.nyc@gmail.com
  • Website: http://www.space-ba.org/

Orchard Street Block Association

  • Boundaries: Orchard Street - from Delancey south to Division Street
  • Interests: Preservation and restoration of historic buildings, preserving long time businesses and families. Quality of life reqarding influx of bars and night life establishments, concerns regarding intercity buses and double decker tour buses, and other quality of life issues
  • Contact: Tamara Daley
  • Email: orchardstblockassociation@gmail.com

East 5th Street Block Association

  • Boundaries: 5th Street between 1st and 3rd Avenue, and 2nd Avenue between 4th and 6th Street
  • Interests: block improvement, liquor licenses, preservation, quality of life issues, gardens, etc
  • Contact: Stuart Zamsky
  • Email: east5thstreetblockassociation@gmail.com

Bowery Block Association

  • Boundaries: Bowery from Cooper Square to Chatham Square, block captains for every 2/3 blocks
  • Interests: liquor licenses; housing; preservation; quality of life; garden issues
  • Contact: Mitchell Grubler
  • Email: mitchellgrubler@yahoo.com
  • Additional Email: bstarztwo@gmail.com
East 4 Street Avenues A-B Block Association
  • Boundaries: East 4th Street between Avenues A and B and Avenu
  • Interests: Small Business, Development, Streetscape, Nightlife / Liquor Licenses, Preservation, Quality of Life, Transportation, Other
  • Contact: Mark Hannay
  • Email: mhannay@igc.org
  • (click for completed application)

Association of Latino Business Owners and Resident

  • Boundaries: Lower East Side East Village
  • Interests: Small Business / Retail Diversity, Development, Land Use and Housing, Preservation, Human Services, Youth and Education, Seniors
  • Contact: Enrique Cruz
  • Email: ecruz@nyalbor.org
  • (click for completed application)

First Street Block Association

  • Boundaries: 1st Street between 1st/2nd Avenue
  • Interests: Small Business / Retail Diversity, Development, Land Use and Housing, Block Improvement and Streetscape, Nightlife / Liquor Licenses, Preservation, Transportation, Community Emergency Response and Preparedness, Seniors, Human Services, Youth and Education, Other
  • Contacts: Robert Graf
  • Email: rgraf2@earthlink.net
  • (click for completed application)

La Plaza Cultural de Armando Perez

A1 E10th St Block Associataion

10th Stuyvesant Streets Block Association

East Village Owners Renters Association (EVORA)

9BC Tompkins Sq Block Association

  • Boundaries: 600 block of East 9th St between Aves B and C
  • Interests: Small Business, Development, Streetscape, Nightlife / Liquor Licenses, Preservation, Quality of life issues, Transportation, Community Emergency, Seniors, Human Services, Youth, Other
  • Contacts: Carolyn Ratcliffe (Chairperson) and Laurel Van Horn (Secretary/Treasurer)
  • Email: carolynratcliffe@me.com and mtlaurel@juno.com
  • (click for completed application)

All The Way East 4th Street Block Association

Eight B C D Block Association

  • Boundaries: East Eighth Street between Avenues B - D
  • Interests: Small Business / Retail Diversity, Development, Land Use and Housing, Block Improvement and Streetscape, Nightlife / Liquor Licenses, Preservation, Community Emergency Response and Preparedness, Seniors, Human Services, Youth and Education, Parks / Gardens, Safety
  • Contact: Michael J Schweinsburg, President
  • Email: michaeljschweinsburg@gmail.com
  • (click for completed application)

Friends of the Lower East Side

Seward Park Conservancy

10 Stanton Street Tenant Association Inc

  • Boundaries: Stanton St between Bowery Chrystie st
  • Interests: Development, Streetscape, Nightlife / Liquor Licenses, Preservation, Transportation, Community Emergency, Seniors, Human Services, Youth
  • Contact: Alysha Lewis-Coleman, Board Chair
  • Email: alyshacoleman@yahoo.com
  • (click for completed application)

Seven Loaves Inc aka GOH Productions

Friends of Pier 35

  • Boundaries: South St. Waterfront-Pier 35 East River Esplanande
  • Interests: Small Business, Development, Streetscape, Waterfront Development, Park Issues, Transportation, Community Emergency, Seniors
  • Contact: Grace Mak
  • Email: pier35nyc@gmail.com
  • (click for completed application)

TUFF-LES

  • Boundaries: Primarily the Two Bridges Area
  • Interests: Small Business, Development, Streetscape, Nightlife / Liquor Licenses, Preservation, Waterfront Development, Transportation, Community Emergency, Seniors, Human Services, Youth, Other
  • Contact: Trever Holland, Board Member
  • Email: treverholland@gmail.com
  • (click for completed application)

Residents of Two Bridges (ROTB)

Suffolk St Block Association

Friends of Corlears Hook Park (FoCHP)

11th Between 2nd and 3rd Block Association

Sculptors Alliance Inc

Loisaida United Neighborhood Gardens (LUNGS)

  • Boundaries: All of Community Board 3
  • Interests: Small Business, Development, Streetscape, Preservation, Community Gardens, Seniors, Human Services, Youth, Other
  • Contact: Charles Krezell
  • Email: ck@wingflix.com
  • (click for completed application)