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Community Board

Manhattan Community Board #1
49-51 Chambers Street
Room 715
New York, NY 10007
Phone: 212-442-5050
Fax: 212-442-5055
Email: info@cb1.org
Web site: http://www.nyc.gov/html/mancb1/html/home/home.shtml
District Manager: Noah Pfefferblit

Elected Officials

Council District #1

Margaret Chin (Democrat)
165 Park Row
Suite #11
New York, NY 10038
Phone: 212-587-3159
Fax: 212-587-3138
Email: chin@council.nyc.gov
Web site: http://council.nyc.gov/d1/html/members/home.shtml

State Senate District #26

Daniel L. Squadron (Democrat)
250 Broadway
Suite 2011
New York, NY 10007
Phone: 212-298-5565
Fax: 212-431-7836
Email: squadron@senate.state.ny.us
Web site: http://www.nysenate.gov/senator/daniel-l-squadron

State Assembly District #66

Deborah J. Glick
853 Broadway
Suite 1518
New York, NY 10003
Phone: 212-674-5153
Email: GlickD@assembly.state.ny.us
Web site: http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/?ad=066

Demographic Information

Manhattan Community Board #1
Population Characteristics - 2000
Number
Percent
Total Population 34,420 100
White 23,041 66.9
Black 2,348 6.8
Hispanic origin or descent 2,774 8.1
[Puerto Rican] [770] [2.3]
[Other Hispanic] [2,004] [5.8]
Asian & Pacific Islander 4,868 14.1
[Chinese] [NA] [NA]
[Asian Indian] [NA] [NA]
[Korean] [NA] [NA]
[Filipino] [NA] [NA]
American Indian 30 0.1
Other non-hispanic 1,359 4.0
Groups between brackets [ ] signify a subset of the main group above. [NA = Data not available at present]
Income Statistics - 1990
 
Persons 25 Years of Age and Older - 1990
Median Family Income
Per Capita Income
$47,455
$37,228
  Total
Number of High School Graduates
Number of College Graduates
19,543
17,246
10,937
Language Spoken at Home - 1990

Speaks a Language Other Than English

Speaks Spanish

Speaks Asian or Pacific Islander

6,367

1,276

2,797

Local Information

Fire

Engine 10, Ladder 10
124 Liberty Street

Police

First Precinct
16 Ericsson Place
212-334-0611

Local Hospitals

New York Downtown Hospital
170 William Street
212-312-5000

Parks and Playgrounds

Battery Park
Battery Place, State and Whitehall Streets

Washington Market Park
Chambers, Greenwich, West Street

City Hall Park
Broadway, Park Row, & Chambers Street

Post Office

Church Street Station
90 Church Street, Fl 1 10007
212-330-5001

More neighborhood information available at gis.nyc.gov/doitt/nycitymap

Schools: District 2

PS 89
P.S. 150
P.S. 234 Independence School
I.S. 289
Leadership and Public Service High School
High School of Economics and Finance
Stuyvesant High School

Other schools in District 2

Alternative Programs in Manhattan
Charter Schools in Manhattan
Special Education Programs in Manhattan

School and Zone Finder Mapping System

Private/Parochial

Jewish Schools in Manhattan - The Lookstein Center
Parochial Schools in Manhattan - Archdiocese of New York
Private Schools in Manhattan - New York State Association of Independent Schools

Colleges

St. John's University - Manhattan Campus
College of New Rochelle - DC 37 Campus
Borough of Manhattan Community College (CUNY)