Community Groups

North Avenue A Neighborhood Association

  • Boundaries: Avenue A from 10th to 14th Streets
  • Interests: Small Business, Development, Nightlife / Liquor Licenses, Quality of Life
  • Contacts: Dale Goodson and Andrew Coamey
  • Send an Email to the North Avenue A Neighborhood Association: goodpoet@verizon.net
  • Send an Email to the North Avenue A Neighborhood Association alternate address: coamey@housingworks.org
  • View the North A Neighborhood Association completed application

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
  • Send an Email to the 8 Saint Marks Place Tenants Association: hello@8saintmarks.com

Sara D Roosevelt Park Community Coalition

  • Boundaries: SDR Park
  • Interests: Anything and everything to do with SDR Park and its immediate surrounding area
  • Contact: K Webster
  • Send an Email to the Sara D Roosevelt Park Community Coalition: kwebster.nyc@verizon.net
  • Visit the Sara D Roosevelt Park Website

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

  • Boundaries: 2nd Street, between 1st Avenue and Avenue A
  • Interests: Small Business/Retail Diversity; Development, Land Use, and Housing; Nightlife/Liquor Licenses; Preservation;
  • Contact: R. Bononno
  • Send an Email to the 2nd Street Block Association: rbononno@twc.com
  • View the 2nd Street completed application

Friends of Meltzer Park (FOMP)

  • Boundaries: The entire block surrounding Meltzer Park: 1st Avenue, 2nd Street, Avenue A and 1st Street
  • Interests: Development, Land Use, and Housing; Preservation; Seniors; Preservation and improvement of Meltzer Park as a park
  • Contact: R. Bononno
  • Send an Email to the Friends of Meltzer Park: rbononno@twc.com
  • View the Meltzer Park completed application

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
  • Send an Email to the 9th Street A-1 Block Association: 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
  • Send an E-mail to the Bowery Alliance of Neighbors: ban62007@gmail.com
  • Visit the Bowery Alliance of Neighbors Website

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
  • Send an Email to the Rutgers Slip Block Association: 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
  • Send an Email to the Lower East Side Dwellers Neighborhood Association: lesdwellers2012@gmail.com
  • Visit the Lower East Side Dwellers Neighborhood Association Website

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
  • Send an Email to the Seward Park around Canal East: space.blockassociation.nyc@gmail.com
  • Visit the Seward Park around Canal East Website

Orchard Street Block Association

  • Boundaries: Allen/Pike Streets (west) Clinton Street (east) Delancey Street (north) and Henry Street (south)
  • 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
  • Send an Email to the Orchard Street Block Association: 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
  • Send an Email to the East 5th Street Block Association: east5thstreetblockassociation@gmail.com

East 12th Street Block Association

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
  • Send an Email to the Bowery Block Association: mitchellgrubler@yahoo.com
  • Send an Email to the Bowery Block Association alternate address: bstarztwo@gmail.com

East 4th St and Lower Ave B Residents Association

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
  • Send an Email to the First Street Block Association: rgraf2@earthlink.net
  • View the First Street Block Association completed application

La Plaza Cultural de Armando Perez

  • Boundaries: 9th Street, Avenue C -all 4 blocks of this corner
  • Interests: Development, Streetscape, Preservation, Community Gardens, Parks, Recreation, Ecology
  • Contact: Ross Martin
  • Send an Email to the La Plaza Cultural de Armando Perez: laplazamembers@gmail.com
  • View the La Plaza Cultural de Armando Perez completed application

10th Stuyvesant Streets Block Association

Tompkins Square Park Kids

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)
  • Send an Email to the 9BC Tompkins Sq Block Association: carolynratcliffe@me.com
  • View the 9BC Tompkins Sq Block Association completed application

Avenue B 8-9 Block Association

  • Boundaries: Avenue B between East 8th Street and East 9th Street
  • Interests: Preservation, Transportation, Community Emergency Response and Preparedness, Seniors, Human Services
  • Contact: Paul Engler
  • Send an email to Avenue B 8-9 Block Association: AvenueB89BlockAssociation@gmail.com
  • View the Avenue B 8-9 Block Association completed application

All The Way East 4th Street Block Association

Friends of the Lower East Side

Seward Park Conservancy

Seven Loaves DBA GOH Productions

  • Boundaries: The whole district
  • Interests: Small Business/Retail Diversity; Youth and Education;Small Business, Arts, Puppetry, Theater, Performance, Youth,
    Lens-based media, community garden programs
  • Contact: Bonnie Sue Stein, Executive Director
  • Send an Email to the Seven Loaves DBA GOH Productions: info@gohproductions.org
  • View the Seven Loaves Inc aka GOH Productions completed application

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
  • Send an Email to the Friends of Pier 35: pier35nyc@gmail.com
  • View the Friends of Pier 35 completed application

Residents of Two Bridges (ROTB)

  • Boundaries: Catherine to Pike St, Division to South St
  • Interests: Small Business, Development, Streetscape, Nightlife / Liquor Licenses, Seniors
  • Contact: Jenny Yu
  • Send an Email to the Residents of Two Bridges: savetwobridgesnyc@gmail.com
  • View the Residents of Two Bridges completed application

Suffolk St Block Association

Friends of Corlears Hook Park (FoCHP)

Loisaida United Neighborhood Gardens (LUNGS)

Lower East Side Preservation Initiative

TUFF-LES

  • Boundaries: Primarily the Two Bridges Waterfont Area
  • Interests: Small Business, Development, Streetscape, Nightlife/Liquor Licenses, Presernation, Transportation, Community Emergency, Seniors, Human Services, Youth, Other, All things Waterfront
  • Contact: Trever Holland
  • Send an Email to TUFF-LES: treverholland@gmail.com
  • View the TUFF-LES completed application

The Chinatown Core aka TCC

East 3rd Street Block Association

  • Boundaries: 3rd Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery
  • Current Areas of Concern: Streetscape, Nightlife / Liquor Licenses, Project Renewal clients problems, Community Emegency, Human Services
  • Contact: Sudha Sahai, President
  • Send an Email to the East 3rd Street Block Association: sudhasahai1@gmail.com
  • View the East 3rd Street Block Association completed application

International Tailoring Company Building

East Village Community Coalition

  • Boundaries: 14th St to Houston / Ave D to 3rd Ave
  • Current Areas of Concern: Small Business / Retail Diversity, Block Improvement and Streetscape, Nightlife / Liquor Licenses, Preservation, Transportation, Community Emergency Response and Preparedness
  • Contact: Laura Sewell, Executive Director
  • Send an Email to the East Village Community Coalition: info@evccnyc.org
  • View the East Village Community Coalition completed application

The Chinatown Core Block Association

  • Boundaries: Canal and Chatham Square, Mulberry and Bowery
  • Current Areas of Concern: Seniors
  • Contact: Jan Lee, Chair
  • Email: thechinatowncore@gmail.com
  • (click for complete application)

Fourth Arts Block aka FABnyc