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Chabad of Tribeca/Soho moves sukkah from Duane Park to private lot

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Blog, News Our Town Downtown

After locals and residents voiced objections over Chabad of Tribeca/Soho’s plan to build a sukkah in Duane Park, the community board worked out a deal that will allow the group to build the sukkah on a private lot instead. The concerns over building the sukkah — a traditional covered structure used in celebrating the Jewish [&hellip
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CHABAD SCHOOL EXPANSION OK’D

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

The city’s Landmark Preservation Commission approved a controversial school expansion into the rear-yards of neighbors of the Chabad School, on West 86th Street between Columbus Avenue and Central Park West. The project would allow Chabad of the West Side Synagogue and Pre-school to take over two landmark-protected brownstones, 43-45 W. 86th St. The brownstones had [&hellip
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SAVING BACKYARD ‘DOUGHNUTS’

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After three Upper West Side private schools applied for backyard expansions, Council Member Gale Brewer is seeking a zoning change to save space known as the “doughnut.” The doughnut is the collective backyards of a block, which forms a rectangle of green space. But in the search for more space, Chabad, the Dwight School and [&hellip
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Chabad Feedback

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To the Editor: Have we started a new era in misrepresentation? Ms. Lee’s article (“Chabad Expansion Voted Down,” June 11) is a terrible misuse of words and a dangerous attempt to transform reality into a series of lies. Chabad’s plan has nothing to do with the “reconfiguration” or “restoration” of existing buildings. Chabad is planning [&hellip
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Chabad Expansion Voted Down

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

For the second time in a month, Community Board 7 voted down a plan that would alter buildings in a landmark district, a proposal that neighbors characterized as an out-of-context expansion. The plan, submitted by the Chabad of the West Side Synagogue and Pre-School, would reconfigure two historic brownstones into a day school on West [&hellip
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