Tag: department-of-city-planning

Community exhibit for Jamaica Neighborhood Plan showcased at Queens Central Library

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Mar. 22, 2024 By Athena Dawson Members from the mayor’s office brought the Jamaica Neighborhood Plan to life with an exhibit, at Queens Central Library on 89-11 Merrick Blvd. The plan, launched in 2023, is an onging economic development project to revitalize Jamaica.   The project’s vision is to make downtown Jamaica a desirable place for new business owners, residents and investors.  Today the exhibit, located in the library’s atrium,  featured multiple infographics highlighting  potential goals of the program. The program is an opportunity for residents to to interact with the Department of City Planning staff and make suggestions about the…
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DCP updates online census tools with new demographic information and features


Nov. 16, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The Department of City Planning announced that updates have been made to the Population FactFinder and Population MapViewer tools on its website to provide new demographic information and features on New York City’s community. These updates include information from the Census Bureau’s 2020 “Census Demographic and Housing Characteristics” file. “The latest additions to Population FactFinder and MapViewer are the next step in our ongoing work to make important demographic information about New York City accessible and transparent to all,” Department of City Planning Director Dan Garodnick said. “Our cutting-edge online tools make it easy…
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