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Typical Upper West Side Architecture

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Panoramic View of the Upper West Side at Dusk


News and Events

Manhattan CB7 News and Upcoming Events

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The Health and Human Services Committee eagerly anticipates your participation in their upcoming meeting this month. To register for the meeting, click here

NEWS UPDATE from the Department of Transportation: Parking Meter Rates. Please visit for more information on Rate Increase Begins Fall 2023, Rates, Rate Map, How to Pat the Meter, and other topics.

The Department of City Planning released the FY25 Community District Needs Survey for Public Input. Community boards are gathering input for the current Statement of Community District Needs and Budget Requests (CD Needs). By completing this survey, your thoughts and perspectives on CB7's biggest needs and priorities will be shared with your community board. Visit

West 79th Street Rotunda Renovation Presentation

Boat Basin Marina Presentation

MCB7 Letter - Proposed Project at 79th Street Boat Basin
79th Street Boat Basin Response
Notice from FEMA dated April 17, 2023

Manhattan Community Board 7 Budget Priorities for Fiscal Year 2023

Manhattan CB7's Environmental Justice Working Group Findings

CB7's Environmental Justice Working Group has come together with community members to identify the needs in critical areas of our district for a report for the Mayor's office. The Environmental Justice report for the northern and southern ends of our district addressed pressing issues in the areas between 100th-110th streets from Amsterdam Avenue to Central Park West, and West 58th Street to West 66th Street between Amsterdam and 12th Avenues which include fresh food access, air pollution, waste management and playgrounds/recreational spaces. Please click on the links below to view the reports.

Northern Area

Southern Area

Dear Upper West Siders:

The Covid Pandemic continues to require vigilance to protect ourselves and each other.

With talk of a vaccine dominating the media, and the potential that some may wrongly conclude that protective measures can now be more lax, renewed attention to the "Core 4" precautions may be as crucial now as they were previously.

The "core 4" precautions that have proven effective to date include:

  • Wear a mask or face covering
  • Wash your hands frequently with soap for at least 20 seconds
  • Keep physical distancing of at least 6 feet
  • Stay home if sick

We are encouraged to get tested. There are many private locations offering Covid testing. In addition, the NYC Health & Hospitals agency offers free testing at certain sites. For a list of free Health & Hospitals testing sites, please visit:

For those seeking recommendations, information and data about Covid, the pandemic, and related matters, you may want to consult the following websites:

From New York City:

From New York State:

From the CDC:

Hoping we can all stay safe and healthy –

Community Board 7

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Welcome to the MCB7 website

We are glad you chose to visit our webpages and learn about our work.

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 Upper West 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. Our boundaries are from West 59th Street to 110th Street, and from Central Park to the Hudson River, with points of interests such as the American Museum of Natural History and Rose Center, Lincoln Center, Bloomingdale Historic District, Mahattan Valley, Columbus Circle, and Central Park.

Please consider joining our email list for updates on matters of interest to our Upper West Side community and issues to be addressed at upcoming CB7 meetings. Join Our Mailing List. Other than in emergencies, we aim to send no more than one email message per week, so we will endeavor not to flood your inbox.

You can also learn more about upcoming events involving CB7 by using the "Calendar of Events" button under the "Meetings" tab on the CB7 home page, which will direct you to the schedule of Committee and full Board meetings and hearings each month, with links to the respective agendas.

Please feel welcome to contact us with questions or concerns relating to our work.

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