Keyword: Charles Moerdler
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When men with heavy equipment showed up in the parking lot of 714 W. 231st St., earlier this month, neighbors became wary. After all, the neighborhood lies within the Special Natural Area District. Most modifications to buildings and grounds must be cleared with the city before work begins — even if it’s a single, 6-inch diameter tree. more
Neighbors greeted each other as they assembled in front of 3741-3745 Riverdale Ave., Friday afternoon. On the other side of the black fence was an empty lot, just as barren as it was when crews demolished the former DJ Drugs location and a neighboring building back in 2013. more
A battle that divided a community over what to build in an empty lot located smack dab in the middle of businesses stretched along Riverdale Avenue apparently is catching fire once again. more
After months of battling between local community board representatives and city government, the efforts to transform Riverdale's Special Natural Area District into a revised Special Natural Resources District is dead. For now. more
Preserving the environment takes work and sometimes a little sacrifice. But some single-family homeowners living within Riverdale’s Special Natural Area District would prefer that sacrifice not total $25,000 in bureaucratic red tape for something as simple as building a deck or installing a swimming pool. more
A small activist group and Community Board 8 have put the city in a difficult spot, forcing the city’s lawyers to decide between defending the rights of Kingsbridge Heights residents and … more
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