MHCC Wins $1.1 million in New Resources for Morningside Heights

Late in November, after more than two years of negotiations, MHCC succeeded in getting Union Theological Seminary to commit $1.1 million in funding to mitigate the impact of a proposed 40-story tower to be built on the northwest corner of the UTS campus at 122nd and Broadway. As part of the 1.1 million, UTS will give … More MHCC Wins $1.1 million in New Resources for Morningside Heights

‘Rezone Us Please,’ Activists Urge City Planners. (Yes. You Read That Right) by Dave Robinson, MHCC Board Member

This article appears in “Urban Matters,” a publication of the “Center for New York City Affairs” — The New School ‘Rezone Us, Please,’ Activists Urge City Planners.(Yes, You Read That Right) By David Robinson The word “rezoning” inspires deep misgivings among many community groups across the city. They regard it as a Trojan Horse for new … More ‘Rezone Us Please,’ Activists Urge City Planners. (Yes. You Read That Right) by Dave Robinson, MHCC Board Member

MHCC TOWN HALL MEETING OCT. 24, 2018 – 7PM CORPUS CHRISTI CHURCH – 121ST STREET — JUST EAST OF BROADWAY

Our community… your health and safety. Find out what is going on ~~ Two Luxury Condo Towers are on the way…. Are more coming to Morningside Heights? (Pictured above) 32 Story Luxury Condos (right), adjacent to Jewish Theological Seminary, are already under construction, and 40 Story Luxury Condos (left) on Union Theological Campus, are being … More MHCC TOWN HALL MEETING OCT. 24, 2018 – 7PM CORPUS CHRISTI CHURCH – 121ST STREET — JUST EAST OF BROADWAY

FORWARD article: JTS Made $100M Selling Its Air Rights. Will It Give Some Money To Its Neighbors?

JTS Made $100M Selling Its Air Rights. Will It Give Some Money To Its Neighbors? Ari Feldman July 18, 2018 In 2015, Union Theological Seminary, a venerable Protestant institution in Manhattan, announced it would be opening up its campus to luxury condominium development to help pay for $125 million worth of repairs and upgrades. In late … More FORWARD article: JTS Made $100M Selling Its Air Rights. Will It Give Some Money To Its Neighbors?

Manhattan Efforts to Stop Towers, Require Affordability Meet De Blasio Admin’s Caution

March 1, 2018      CITY LIMITS By Abigail Savitch-Lew Three years ago, residents of Sutton Place, a high-income residential neighborhood on Manhattan’s East Side between 51st and 59th Street, wanted to halt a developer’s plans for an 80-story tower (later scaled down to 62 stories) that was permitted under existing zoning and to prevent … More Manhattan Efforts to Stop Towers, Require Affordability Meet De Blasio Admin’s Caution

Here Comes the High-Rise — Article from The Columbia EYE

Here Comes the High-Rise Inside the Fight to Rezone Morningside Heights THE COLUMBIA EYE MAGAZINE Written by Sonia Steinmann Edited by Maya Perry, Rébecca Ausseil Art by Laura Hand Photos by Natalie Guerra Graphics by Janie Haseman, Amanda Frame Published on November 14, 2017 In early 2014, the Citibank at Broadway and 111th Street went … More Here Comes the High-Rise — Article from The Columbia EYE

MHCC Files Zoning Challenge to Savanna Tower at 543 W. 122nd Street

MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS COMMUNITY COALITION P. O. Box 250405 Columbia University Station New York, NY 10025 mhccnyc@gmail.com Contact: Robert Stern 917 885 4096 RNRETS@AOL.COM For Immediate Release: Morningside Heights Community Coalition (MHCC) Submits Zoning Challenge to Savanna Real Estate’s Proposed Out-Of-Context Luxury Tower at 543 W. 122nd Street, Alleging Proposed Building Violates Zoning Code Gerrymandering is … More MHCC Files Zoning Challenge to Savanna Tower at 543 W. 122nd Street