The NYC DOB website includes information for tenants, homeowners, landlords, and business. Search for building information by street address, or look up city-wide building codes.
Use ACRIS (Automated City Register Information System) to search for property records for Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, and Bronx from 1966 to present.
The NYC DEP site provides information about environmental city initiative, particularly those relating to water issues, including drinking water, waste water, storm protection, and watershed protection.
With a significant number of major developments planned and under way, BNYDC has also become increasingly conscious of the Yard's existing and potential future impact on the surrounding communities. To that end, BNYDC has set the following goals:
The Gowanus Canal Conservancy is a community-based non-profit organization that serves as the environmental steward for the Gowanus Canal Watershed.
The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation was founded in 1980 to preserve the architectural heritage and cultural history of Greenwich Village, the East Village, and NoHo.