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New Plaza dubbed “The Canoe”, is taking shape in Hell’s Kitchen

As long as we can remember, NYPD and other vehicles perpendicularly parked on a block length of 36th Street’s north sidewalk, between 9th and Dyer Avenues forcing all pedestrians to walk on the roadway. This is the path to the Javits convention center and at times the pedestrian volume is quite intense.

In 2009 as part of the Western [...]

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Fall Event : Bike lane greening

On Sunday October 6th, with the help of the Partnership for Parks, and the millions tree program,  CHEKPEDS joined  HKNA to green the median islands on 9th Avenue between 35th and 45th Streets. Tree pits were planted with daffodils and Sedum plants (graciously donated by the Glenwood organization) and covered with mulch provided by the [...]

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Join us Sunday! Plant Daffodils, Get Mulch, Get Advice, Claim a plot…

[ October 6, 2013; 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] Please RSVP at excom@chekpeds.com
Download the flyer to share with your neighbors (NO posting on public property)

Please RSVP at excom@chekpeds.com

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Fly a Kite on the roof parking of the Bus Terminal!

[ September 22, 2013; 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]

 

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Dyer Triangle : an Active Plaza

In April 2013, Hell’ s Kitchen got a new plaza, at 36th street and Dyer Avenue. It is always nice to see neighbors actively enjoying the space- Click here for the video

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Green Fever in Hell’s Kitchen

[ May 30, 2013; 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] With the summer finally taking hold, there is no shortage of greening , planting and park designing going on in the neighborhood. Here are some new additions as well as design in progress you can join.

Shanti Nagel is leading the efforts to reopen the 39th Street park , formerly known as the “Bird Park. This property [...]

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Pedestrian Delight: A new public open space in Hell’s Kitchen

HKNA, CHEKPEDS and the surrounding buildings joined together to reclaim a desolate motorcycle parking in the middle of Dyer Avenue and make it a green plaza.

This is an interim installation between 35th and 36th Streets, as part of the greening of Dyer Avenue, which will take place in three phases. The canoe installation ( 36th [...]

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Pedestrian delight: New benches on 10th Avenue

We received wonderful pictures and note from Richard Kent Green:

“Attached and below, please find photos of the benches on 10th Ave, between 45th and 46th Streets, which, as you see, are constantly being enjoyed when the weather’s nice . There’s a serendipitous nature to the placement…one 
is on the sidewalk in front of the Ryan Clinic, [...]

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Join Us in Making Dyer’s Park Memories …

[ March 23, 2013; 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. ] In search of greenery… Finding our community’s roots

Ruth used to live in a house that was destroyed to make way for Dyer Avenue. She recounted on camera the life on 35th street, the hard working families who lived there and all the shops in the surrounding area. She told David, our neighbor and cinematographer, how much the [...]

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Dyer Avenue Park on Hold

Unfortunately, we just learned that the planning division of the  Port Authority has put on hold the  transfer of all parcels, until they have identified swing spaces to stage buses while the bus terminal is being refurbished.
While this is very disappointing, we have been assured that our plan for a park on Dyer Avenue continues [...]

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