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District 1

Christopher Marte

Battery Park City, Civic Center, Chinatown, Financial District, Little Italy, the Lower East Side, NoHo, SoHo, South Street Seaport, South Village, TriBeCa & Washington Square

Below is a list of letters and other public documents written or signed onto by Council Member Marte, with newest letters appearing first.


A letter to the Landmarks Preservation Commission expressing support for the landmark designation of two buildings at 134-136 Bowery.


A letter to Comptroller Brad Lander requesting a feasibility study for the relocation of women currently held on Rikers Island to the Manhattan Detention Complex South Tower.


A joint letter to Mayor Adams recommending the Manhattan Detention Complex as a relocation alternative for women currently held on Rikers Island.


A joint letter to the New York City Department of Environmental Protection calling for further protections to mitigate noise and vibration during foundation work.


A joint letter to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation calling for further air quality mitigation at the 250 Water Street Brownfield Cleanup Site, including fully covering the site during remediation work.


A joint letter from 28 Council Members expressing support for State Bills S4937C and A6262A regarding hotel conversion to permanent affordable housing.


A joint letter to the School Construction Authority supporting the New York Harbor School’s request for a fully-sized aquatic training facility and gymnasium.


A joint letter to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation calling for an independent community monitor for the demolition and construction of the Manhattan Borough-Based Jail.


A letter to the Department of City Planning raising a conflict of interest concern regarding the appointment of the independent construction monitor at 265 South Street.


A letter to the Department of Buildings and Office of Environmental Remediation demanding the prioritization of the health and safety of the community over the developer’s 421a deadline.


A statement regarding the Battery Park City Nursery School.


A joint letter to the Department of Buildings calling for retail use in NYU’s 181 Mercer building as originally proposed.


A joint letter to L+M Development and CIM Group calling for an independent monitor for the remediation work at 265 South Street.


A letter to RA Cohen demanding several tenant issues at 151 Norfolk Street be immediately addressed.


A joint letter to L+M Development Partners demanding that several requests from tenants be met regarding the proposed sale of Knickerbocker Village.


A joint letter to NYU calling on the University to meet promises made to the neighboring Morton Williams as part of the NYU Core expansion.


A letter to the City Planning Commission urging them to reject an application at 23-25 Cleveland Place to amend a subdistrict boundary of the Special Little Italy District.


A letter to the Department of Design and Construction demanding additional air monitors be placed throughout the East Side Coastal Resiliency construction site.


A joint letter to Mayor Adams urging him to veto a bill that would drastically increase fines against non-conforming tenants of Joint Live-Work Quarters for Artists.


A joint letter to the Office of Environmental Remediation calling on the office to meet several demands regarding remediation at 265 South Street.