Sunday, November 28, 2010

Click here to hear an Audio Podcast of The Coalition Against the Chinatown B.I.D. at CB3 11/23/10


The yellow marks on this map indicate clearly that the historic core of Chinatown has a united front against the formation of a Business Improvement District.

On November 23, 2010 at P.S. 20 on the Lower East Side, The Coalition Against the Chinatown Business Improvement District (BID) presented to Community Board #3 over a hundred names of businesses and property owners (primarily in the historic Mott Street "core" of Chinatown) who have signed on against a Chinatown Business Improvement District and read a letter to the Board asking them to deny approval of a Chinatown BID.

"The Coalition Against the Chinatown BID" provides the list of businesses and property owners submitted to the Community Board by writing them at
Materials produced by the famous Rubenstein Public Relations firm state that The Chinatown Partnership Local Development Corp. has 97% of their returned survey forms are in favor of a Chinatown BID.

The Coalition Against The BID, meanwhile, submitted a map clearly showing the core of Chinatown is solidly united against the idea of a BID for Chinatown.

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