Information about this lot
Why is this lot here?
We posted this lot because:
This lot is part of the Milbank Frawley Circle-West urban renewal plan.
This land is being stewarded by the following group:
Thanks to amazing organizing by gardeners and supporters, this community space was taken off the list of potential development sites and TRANSFERRED TO THE PARKS DEPARTMENT TODAY!
This lot looks like it's being used as a community garden. There's a sign posted that the NYC Compost Project gave them some compost! Of the several vacant lot in a row, it's the lot that's the most east, next to an apartment building.
This lot is part of the Milbank Frawley Circle–East Urban Renewal Plan. This plan was adopted in 1994, last revised in 2003, and expires in 2034. It delineates residential, commercial, public, and semi-public uses for lots in the plan but does not specify how this lot will be used.
http://www.urbanreviewer.org/#map=16/40.8004/-73.9486&plan=Milbank Frawley Circle-West
Come get advice about how to move this forward and support other aspiring Harlem land stewards this Sunday:
596 Acres New York City Land Access General Meeting
Sunday, September 15 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
At St Nick's Miracle Garden, West 127th Street and St Nicholas Ave in Harlem
Come trouble shoot your community land access campaign and meet other aspiring and active land stewards in one of NYC's newest community spaces -- the St. Nicholas Miracle Garden, which started with neighbors coming together around a 596 Acres sign on a rusty fence surrounding an unused municipal lot.
See how they've grown: http://www.stnicholasmiraclegarden.org/
And get inspiration and practical advice to grow your own community!
This lot is owned by HPD. Visit http://a810-bisweb.nyc.gov/bisweb/my_community.jsp to view any open Request for Proposals (RFPs) for the lot.