BID Challenge Award

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BID Challenge Award CeremonyThe 82nd Street Partnership is proud to announce that it has been selected as one of the BID Challenge 2012-2013 Awardees for its Storefront Improvement Program. This new initiative – BID Challenge -sponsored by NYC Small Business Services (SBS), aims to encourage innovation in Business Improvement Districts by  giving awards to projects that offer creative solutions to neighborhood problems. As one of the winners, SBS has allocated $50,000 to the Partnership to launch this new project that addresses the problem of historic district storefront rules compliance along the 82nd Street commercial corridor.

Photo: L to R: SBS Commissioner Rob Walsh, Deputy Commissioner Elizabeth DeLeon, 82SP Executive Director Seth Taylor, Council Member Julissa Ferreras, LPC Chairman Robert Tierney, Deputy Mayor Robert Steel, Dr. Jonathan Fanton.