Riverside Park in the Fall

Welcome to CB7

          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

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

Community Board Membership Applications Are Now Open
  • The Manhattan Borough President's office is currently accepting applications for Community Board membership. Learn more and Apply Now

Museum of Natural History Expansion 

DOT Amsterdam Avenue Redesign Presentation

  • See the November 10, 2015 DOT presentation HERE

UWS Notices
    Starting Saturday, November 21 and ending Friday, November 27 the area of Herald Square, Midtown West, the Upper West Side and Columbus Circle will experience street closures as well as traffic delays.
    To see how your area may be affected, Click Here.
  • Council Member Helen Rosenthal is sponsoring FREE monthly Housing Clinics and Workshops, see schedule. Learn more
  • CB7 District Health Profile. The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has prepared a health profile for our district. The report has several interesting topics such as life expectancy on the UWS, population, and health self- assessment. Read the report

CitiBike Share
  • View DOT’s final bike station locations on the UWS Here. Stations will be installed by end of year.

  • 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
Most Requested
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