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Encyclopedia > Manhattan Community Board 5

The Manhattan Community Board 5 is a local government unit of the city of New York, encompassing the neighborhood of Midtown in the borough of Manhattan. It is delimited by Lexington Avenue, 40th street, Madison Avenue, 34th street, Lexington Avenue again, Grammercy Park and Irving Place on the east, 14th street on the south, the Avenue of the Americas, the 26th street and Eight Avenue on the west and Central Park south and 59th street on the north. Flag Seal Nickname: The Big Apple, The Capital of the World[1], Gotham [2], Metropolis Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... // Neighborhoods Marble Hill Inwood Washington Heights Hudson Heights Harlem Central Harlem Sugar Hill Mount Morris Park West Harlem Hamilton Heights Manhattanville Spanish Harlem (also called East Harlem, El Barrio or Italian Harlem) Upper West Side Morningside Heights Manhattan Valley Upper East Side Carnegie Hill Yorkville Lenox Hill Roosevelt Island Flatiron... View of Midtown from Empire State Building. ... The Borough of Manhattan, highlighted in yellow, lies between the East River and the Hudson River. ... Sixth Avenue is a major avenue in New York Citys borough of Manhattan. ...


Its current chairman is David Diamond, and its district manager Gary Parker.


Demographics

As of 2000, the Community Board has a population of 44,028, up from 43,507 in 1990 and 39,543 in 1980.
Of them (as of 2000), 31,813 (72.3%) are White non hispanic, 1,948 (4.4%) are African-American , 6,143 (14.0%) Asian or Pacific Islander, 52 (0.1%) American Indian or Native Alaskan, 141 (0.3%) of some other race, 967 (2.2%) of two or more race, 2,964 (6.7%) of Hispanic origins.
11.9% of the population benefit from public assistance as of 2004, up from 8.9% in 2000.
The land area is 1,046.4 acres, or 1.64 square miles (4.23 kmĀ²). An African American (also Afro-American, Black American, or simply black) is a member of an ethnic group in the United States whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Africa. ... An Asian American is a person of Asian ancestry or origin who was born in or is an immigrant to the United States. ...


External links

  • Official site of the Community Board

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Manhattan Community Board No. 5 -- 8th Ave. Zoning Resolution (465 words)
Manhattan Community Board #5 covers the areas (roughly) east of Eighth Avenue to Lexington, 14th to 59th Street.
The Board adopted its resolution on the matter by a vote of 27 in favor, 3 opposed, 1 abstention, and 4 present but not entitled to vote.
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Manhattan Community Board 5 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (237 words)
The Manhattan Community Board 5 is a local government unit of the city of New York, encompassing the neighborhood of Midtown in the borough of Manhattan.
It is delimited by Lexington Avenue, 40th street, Madison Avenue, 34th street, Lexington Avenue again, Grammercy Park and Irving Place on the east, 14th street on the south, the Avenue of the Americas, the 26th street and Eight Avenue on the west and Central Park south and 59th street on the north.
As of 2000, the Community Board has a population of 44,028, up from 43,507 in 1990 and 39,543 in 1980.
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