Build Up New York Activists Urge Port Chester to get Community Benefits Agreement on Starwood Project

Robert Monti of the Carpenters testifying on Monday, July 18, 2016 before the Port Chester Village Board of Trustees

Build Up New York activists told Port Chester Board of Trustees members this week that the village should not amend its zoning for a proposed redevelopment project before getting ironclad Community Benefits commitments from its proponent, Startwood Capital Group. The

Joaquin Vallejo Expresses Build Up New York’s Support for Port Chester and its Firefighters


Build Up New York activist Joaquin Vallejo urged the Port Chester Village Board of Trustees on Monday to consider schools, local businesses and homeowners, as well as services like police and firefighters before giving tax breaks to wealthy real estate

Build Up New York to Attend Port Chester Village Trustee Meeting


Build Up New York members who live in Port Chester and the nearby communities are heading to Monday’s scheduled meeting of the Village Trustees to stand up for their community. Even as the trustee play to lay off eight career firefighters claiming

Brooklyn Bridge Park Board Approves Pier 6 Development Plan

Build Up New York City members making their views known at the meeting where Brooklyn Bridge Park Board approved development of housing at PIer 6.

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Board has voted to approve development of housing on the waterfront at Pier 6, clearing a significant hurdle in the efforts to bring good jobs and affordable housing to the borough. The developer of the project,

BUNYC Brigaders Discuss Union Standards with the Council’s Crowley

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New York City Council member Elizabeth Crowley (D-30th District) immediately put her cards on the table on meeting with Build Up New York City Brigaders. “I am a proud member of DC 9, the Painters’ Union,” she declared, talking about

Build Up NYC Members Urged ESDC to Vote on Brooklyn Bridge Park Development

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Two BUNYC members testifying before the board of Empire State Development in favor of a Staten Island redevelopment project also told the board members to bring a long stalled project on the Brooklyn waterfront up for a vote. Ironworker Carole

Build UP New York Activists Push Port Chester Trustees for Good Jobs and Community Benefits Agreement in Starwood Redevelopment


Build Up New York activists practiced vigilance over the $300 Million redevelopment of the United Hospital site, turning up for a series of Port Chester Village Board of Trustees meetings this week as the Starwood Capital Group’s proposal remain in

Activists to Demand Port Chester Trustees Support Good Jobs, Community Benefits in Redevelopment

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Build Up New York activists plan to demand for good jobs and real community benefits in the proposed redevelopment of the United Hospital site at Monday’s first meeting of the Port Chester Village Board of Trustees since the March 15

BUNYC Activists Educate Community on Hazards at Astoria Cove Site

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Build Up NYC activists took to the streets last Saturday to educate residents living near Alma Realty’s proposed massive Astoria Cove development about the toxic materials on the site. The activists distributed leaflets and asked residents to sign onto a

Port Chester VOTES today!

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