Testimony of Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. at the City Planning Commission RE: Kingsbridge Armory

Good day, Chairperson Burden and your fellow commissioners.  I am here today to offer my enthusiastic support for the Kingsbridge Armory National Ice Center and the four ULURP applications, which when approved will facilitate construction of one of the most outstanding ice arenas in the world.  This project will transform an iconic landmark into a…

NYCEDC, Borough President Diaz, Empire State Development and Triangle Equities Announce Groundbreaking at The Triangle Plaza Hub at 149th Street in the Bronx

Project Will Include Metropolitan College of New York Campus, Fine Fare Supermarket and Public Plaza New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr., Empire State Development (ESD) and Triangle Equities, in partnership with the Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group (Goldman Sachs), today announced the groundbreaking of the Triangle Plaza Hub…

Borough President Diaz Issues Kingsbridge Armory ULURP

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. today issued his office’s recommendations concerning the future of the Kingsbridge Armory. The recommendations come as part of the borough president’s charter mandated responsibilities in the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP). In his recommendations, Borough President Diaz reiterated his support for the project, noting that the Kingsbridge National…

NYCEDC, NYC Parks and NYC DOT Announce Randall’s Island Connector Project Reaches Key Milestones

Property Acquisition Completed and Invitation for Bid Released New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced key milestones reached in the Randall’s Island Connector Project, which will connect the South Bronx and Randall’s Island, providing a critical transportation link for pedestrians and bicyclists.  In order to achieve this milestone, NYCEDC facilitated on behalf of…