Welcome to CB7 Manhattan

    Covering the Upper West Side 

The purpose of Manhattan Community Board 7 is to ensure that city services are accessible and responsive to residents, organizations, businesses, and institutions of Manhattan's UpperWest Side.  By hosting regular meetings open to the public, CB7 acts as a conduit for communicating events, addressing local concerns, and processing municipal applications of various sorts.  CB7 also plays an important advisory role in planning, land use, zoning, and the City budget.

Elizabeth R. Caputo, Chair           Penny Ryan, District Manager

American Museum of Natural History Expansion 
  • Read the Environmental Assessment Statement, Positive Declaration, Scoping Notice, and Draft Scope Work, on the Department of Parks and Recreation website Here.
  • View the conceptual design. Learn more

  108th Street Garage Development Plans and Discussion
  • New > June 15, 2016 HPD Presentation to CB7 on plans for 108th Street development. Here
  • CB7 letter to HPD regarding the 108th Street WSFSSH Affordable Housing Proposal Here
  • HPD's response to CB7's letter regarding the 108th Street WSFSSH Affordable Housing Proposal. View Here
  • Community Board 7 Manhattan Meeting on the West 108th Street Garages. See a recording of the meeting
  • Presentation of the preliminary plans for the 108th Street development. View Here
  • Executive Summary of the West 108th Parking Study. Read 
  • West 108th Parking Study. Read 
  • Minutes of December 2015, 108th Street garage discussion. Read

UWS Notice
  • New > Lincoln Square Safety Improvement Study. Learn More 

Proposed MIH
(Mandatory Inclusionary Housing) 
and ZQA (Zoning for Quality and Affordability)

      NYC Department of Parks and Recreation presentation on the reconstruction of bus stops and perimeter sidewalks on Riverside Drive, 97th Street to 125th StreetView Here

DOT Amsterdam Avenue Redesign Proposal
  • Amsterdam Avenue redesign to begin mi-May. Learn more
  • Review the updated February 3, 2016 proposed redesign and safety plan Here

UWS Notice
  • New > Lincoln Square Safety Improvement Study. Learn More  

CitiBike Share
  • View DOT’s final bike station locations on the UWS Here.

Call Our Office With Your Complaints & Requests for Municipal Services, 212-362-4008 . We can also follow up on your 311 complaints if you call or email us with your tracking number.

File a complaint with CB7

  • The West 96th Street and Environs Pedestrian Safety and Circulation Study
    ... See the results and recommendations of the study
  • CB7 Chair's Letter to DOT Manhattan Borough Commissioner Forgione
    ...regarding the immediate implementation of proposed actions to help
    make the 96th Street corridor safe. Read 

West End Avenue Redesign
  • Nelson Nygaard West End Avenue Survey Results, October 2015. Read
  • Review DOT's redesign plan for West End Avenue Read


Look at how community design helps create safer streets for pedestrian egress and traffic flow. You can read some of the studies and recommendations.

Learn more.

Riverside South, A Site History and Updates Read 
CB7 Resolution on a Car-Free Central Park, 2011. Read
Jewish Home Lifecare Proposed Nursing Facility. Read

Street Smarts NYC

Free Meals in Manhattan.

See the Map!

Organics Collection
The Sanitation Department is implementing an organics collection program. Find out how the program works and how your building can enroll in the FAQs fliers below, after the jump.

How much affordable housing is in our district?
CB7 with the assistance of the Manhattan Borough President's office made a comprehensive study of existing affordable housing in our area.
Read the Summary

Recycle Your Clothes and Other Textiles in Your Own Building
UWS Recycling will organize your textile drive. Portable clothing bin is provided in your building if there are over 100 apartments and racks for smaller buildings.
Learn more

Organizations in our area that accept food donations
Learn more

The UWS: How the Dirtiest Heating Oil Pollutes Our Air and Harms Our Health
Learn more (in PDF)
Find out if your building is using heating oil that has heavy pollutants

Community Board 7's Green Guide!
There are tips and links that you may find useful. Visit our website regularly to stay informed on Green!
Learn more

CB7 News
  • NEWJewish Home Lifecare New Facility Project
  • Most Requested
    Useful Links