Annual Reports

Annual Reports

Special Reports produced by Community Board 1

Community Board 1 Livability Index Study
July 2017
A report by Community Planning Fellow Jahnavi Aluri establishing a methodology for a "livability scale" to assess quality of life in Community District 1 as compares to other New York City neighborhoods.


Survey of Rent-Stabilized Apartment Units in Lower Manhattan
January 2017
This document contains a listing of rent stabilized units in Manhattan Community District 1. Prepared by Tom Goodkind of Community Board 1 with State Senator Daniel Squadron's office.


Manhattan Community District 1 Zoning Non-Compliant Buildings
July 11, 2016
This presentation uses data gathered by the New York Times to show zoning non-compliant buildings in Manhattan Community District 1.


Streetscape Study of Lower Manhattan
June 21, 2016
A comprehensive analysis of the sidewalk features and public space of Manhattan Community District 1, prepared by Cammie Flippen, Fund for the City of New York Community Planning Fellow.


Manhattan Community District 1 Street Activity Permit Applications
May 9, 2016
This presentation shows Street Activity Permit application data from January 2015 - September 2016 for Community District 1, by Diana Switaj, Director of Planning and Land Use.


Manhattan Community Board 1 Population
February 17, 2016
Building on former reports, this presentation shows estimated population growth calculated from expected new residential units. Analysis by Cammie Flippen, Community Planning Fellow supervised by Diana Switaj, Director of Planning & Land Use.


Manhattan Community District 1 Privately Owned Public Spaces (POPS)
November 2015
Compiled by Fund for the City of New York Urban Fellow Cammie Flippen, this document contains a map and chart listing and detailing all POPS in CD1 from data obtained through the Municipal Arts Society and Department of City Planning.


Manhattan Community District 1 Needs Assessment
July 2015
A study conducted by Pace University Students under the direction of CB1 Planning Consultant Michael Levine. The purpose was to determine requests for the City's Fiscal Year 2017 Capital and Expense Budgets.


CB1 Landmark Districts Report
May 2015
Manhattan Community Board One is rich in historical architectural treasures. This precious heritage is protected by the designation, by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission, of twelve historic districts, including the original street plan of old New Amsterdam.


Manhattan Community Board 1 Population Change Update #2
April 15, 2015
Presented to Assemblyman Silver’s School Overcrowding Task Force meeting, this presentation shows estimated population growth based calculated from expected new residential units. Analysis by Jeff Sun, Community Planning Fellow supervised by Diana Switaj, Director of Planning & Land Use.


Affordable Housing Report for Lower Manhattan (Update Summary)
March 2015
A summarized update of the original 2011 report containing an inventory on current affordable housing in Lower Manhattan.


Survey of Rent-Stabilized Apartment Units in Lower Manhattan
January 2015
Based on a research study led by Community Board 1 Member Tom Goodkind and Community Urban Planning Fellow Kasey LaFlam, updated from the 2012 version by Community Urban Planning Fellow Po Sun.


Vendor Restricted Streets in Community District 1
December 2014
A map showing streets restricted to vendors in Community District 1 (as determined by the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs) as well as a table detailing day and hour restrictions. Prepared by Marline Paul, CUNY Service Corps Member.


Community Board 1 School Map & Data Package
December 2014
This document contains maps and information on schools within Community District 1. Prepared by Diana Switaj, Director of Planning & Land Use and Jeff Sun, Community Planning Fellow.


Community District 1 Population Report
October 2014
A presentation by Community Planning Fellow Jeff Sun showing findings from a demographic analysis on Community Board 1's total population between 2000 and 2010, detailed by neighborhood.


Community District 1 Green Spaces Profile
September 2014
Prepared by Julien P. Schmitz, Research Consultant & Diana Switaj, Director of Planning and Land Use, this report contains a summary profile of green spaces in Community District 1, including an inventory of LEED rated and Energy Star certified spaces and buildings.


Open Space Inventory Update
May 2014
Prepared by Aleena Farishta & Julie Sophonpanich, Urban Planning Fellows, this presentation summarizes an update on the 2011 report titled "Parks: A Community Needs Assessment through Inventory and Analysis" by Heather Anderson, former Urban Planning Fellow.


Sidewalk Cafe Regulations
May 2014
Sidewalk cafe regulations are promulgated by the Department of Consumer Affairs. Community Board 1 has summarized the applicable regulations for the district.


Senior Population Report
March 2014
A presentation by Community Planning Fellow Julie Sophonpanich showing findings from a demographic analysis on Community Board 1's senior population between 2000 and 2010.


Child Demographics Update
February 2014
A presentation by Diana Switaj given at Speaker Silver's School Overcrowding Task Force showing an update on Community Board 1’s child demographics, birth rates, residential development and school overcrowding issues.


Community Board 1 Evacuation Zone/Lot Area Analysis
September 2013
A presentation by Diana Switaj to the Planning Committee showing the new hurricane evacuation zones within CB1.


Child Population Report: Speaker Silver's School Overcrowding Task Force
April 2013
A presentation by Diana Switaj given at Speaker Silver's School Overcrowding Task Force showing findings from a demographic analysis on Community Board 1's child population between 2000 and 2010.


Child Population Update
March 2013
A presentation by Diana Switaj showing findings from a demographic analysis on Community Board 1's child population between 2000 and 2010, including a rough projection for 2015.


Emergency Preparedness: Lessons Learned from Superstorm Sandy
January 2013
This report concerns the events that transpired within Community Board 1 (CB1) during and after Superstorm Sandy (Monday, October 29, 2012) and includes recommendations for improved emergency preparedness. This report was prepared by Evan Lacher, Community Liaison, in collaboration with Catherine McVay Hughes, Chair, and additional CB1 board members.


What is Sandy
January 2013
Presentation by Catherine McVay Hughes, Chair, CB1.


Summary of Use of Dirty Heating Oil within CB1
January 2013
A presentation by former Community Liaison, Yume Kitasei, summarizing the use of dirty (heavy) heating oil in Community District 1 buildings.


Community Facilities in Community Board 1
October 2012
A presentation showing population change and major local-serving community facilities in Community Board 1 by Urban Fellow Diana Switaj.


Seniors' Guide for Lower Manhattan
October 2012
Based on information collected by a team of volunteers led by Community Board 1 Member Tom Goodkind.


Affordable Housing Report for Lower Manhattan
July 2011
An inventory and report on current affordable housing in Lower Manhattan, the history of its development, and future affordable housing needs. (Revised June 2012).


Parks: A Community Needs Assessment through Inventory and Analysis
July 2011
Prepared by Heather Anderson, Urban Planning Fellow, under the direction of Michael Levine, Director.


Memorandum on Population Projection Update
March 31, 2011
Prepared by Heather Anderson, Urban Planning Fellow, under the direction of Michael Levine, Director of Land Use and Planning.


Seniors' Guide for Lower Manhattan
Seniors' Guide for Lower Manhattan (.doc)
July 2010
Based on information collected by a team of volunteers led by Community Board 1 Member Tom Goodkind. Please note: If your computer does not support ".pdf" format, a word document has also been included above. Click ".doc" to download. Page numbers may be inaccurate in the word version if your computer does not support the fonts used.


Final Report by Urban Planning Fellow Matt Viggiano
Spring 2010
(Includes Study of Community Facilities in Lower Manhattan)


Survey of Rent-Stabilized Apartment Units in Lower Manhattan
November 2009
Based on a research study led by Community Board 1 Member Tom Goodkind and Community Urban Planning Fellow Kaey LaFlam.


2008 Residential Population, Manhattan Community District 1
June 2008
Prepared by Basha Estroff, Community Planning Fellow for the Office of the Manhattan Borough President, under the direction of Michael Levine, Director of Land Use & Planning, Manhattan Community Board 1.


Strategic Planning Needs Assessment for Community Board 1
May 2007
Prepared by Eric Goldwyn Community Planning Fellow for the Office of the Manhattan Borough President, under the direction of Michael Levine, Director of Land Use & Planning, Manhattan Community Board 1.


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Manhattan Community Board 1 Population Change Update #2
April 15, 2015
Presented to Assemblyman Silver’s School Overcrowding Task Force meeting, this presentation shows estimated population growth based calculated from expected new residential units. Analysis by Jeff Sun, Community Planning Fellow supervised by Diana Switaj, Director of Planning & Land Use.