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Clinton and Chelsea

West Chelsea

Delores Rubin
Board Chair
Jesse Bodine
District Manager

Welcome to your Community Board! From more affordable housing to more schools, parks, hospitals, safe transportation, less noise, better business balance, and preserving the diversity of our neighborhood character, the 50 members of Community Board 4 volunteer to represent the district's residents, institutions, non profit and businesses' common interests to City agencies and bring solutions to our district. The City Charter ascribes to Community Boards an important advisory role in dealing with land use planning and zoning matters, the City budget and the delivery of City services in our district.

If you have any problems in your neighborhood, please feel free to contact us. Sign up on the right to be notified of new projects and City decisions that may affect your life in the near future.


Click here to view the Community Board presentation from the Town Hall on the Port Authority Bus Terminal Redesign on April 18, 2016.

The Port Authority is launching this Competition to inform the Port Authority's master planning efforts and select a conceptual design that most fully meets the Design + Deliverability Objectives for a new Bus Terminal.
To learn more Click HERE

Governor Andrew Cuomo's new proposal is to expand and improve the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center to stimulate the regional economy.  The proposal will expand the Javits Center by 50%, 1.2 million square feet, adding new features to help the facility remain competitive both nationally and internationally. 

Click HERE for more information.

Governor Andrew Cuomo's new proposal for the historic James A. Farley Post Office is to transform it into a world-class transportation hub. The project, known as the Empire Station Complex, will feature significant passenger improvements, including first-class amenities, natural light, increased train capacity and decreased congestion, and improved signage to dramatically enhance the travel experience.

Click HERE for more information.

Housing Conservation Coordinators
has expanded Manhattan-wide eligibility for legal representation

Housing Conservation Coordinators (HCC) provides FREE legal assistance for families with children under 18 who:

1) Have a housing court case and;

2) Have public assistance in the household (Food Stamps (SNAP) or cash assistance)

See the below flyers or visit their website for more information.

Download the flyer in english
Download the flyer in spanish

NYC Department of City Planning:

Mandatory Affordable Housing and Zoning for Quality and Affordability
To read CB4's response to the Mayor's proposed city-wide text amendments

Educational Scholarships Available
Avenues: The World School, located at 259 10th Avenue, offers more than $5 million in need-based financial aid to qualified families each year and is now accepting applications for the 2016–2017 academic year.
Serving students in grades nursery through 12, Avenues provides a rigorous college-preparatory curriculum along with language immersion in Mandarin Chinese and Spanish.
We invite our CB4 neighbors to learn more about the admission and financial aid process at Avenues by visiting  
CB4 families are also invited to attend any of our information events where they can meet Avenues faculty, students and parents.  To view our calendar of events, click here.

Community District 4 Community Health Profile
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has released their 2015 Community Health Profile for each of the 59 Community Districts. Community Health Profiles provide valuable information on significant health issues and can serve as a critical resource for improving health, community by community, and marks a step towards participatory public health. To read CD4's Community Health Profile CLICK HERE

6th Avenue Protected Bike Lane Extension
To view NYC Department of Transportations Presentation


On June 3rd 2015 Manhattan Community Board 4 approved an affordable housing plan for Community District 4. The MCD4 Affordable Housing Plan proposes a system of strategies to increase the number of affordable apartments by proposing new sites, honoring prior commitments, monitoring pipeline developments, rezoning and revising the Inclusionary Housing and 421-a programs. Over 10,966 affordable apartments could be constructed or preserved if these strategies are implemented in our district.

To review the plan click here

To view the Department of Design and Construction's most recent presentation on the West 48 Street Trunk Water Main Project CLICK HERE

To view NYC DOT's new Vision Zero report for Manhattan click here

See the most recent Hudson Park & Boulevard
Block 4 Design!
To view, click here.

Click here to view Community Board 4's Education Map, with information on public and charter schools in District 2.
Click here to view the Department of Education website


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