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  • Edenwald YMCA Community and Wellness Facility Completes City’s Public Approval Process

    New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced that the Edenwald YMCA community and wellness facility has officially completed the City’s Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP), allowing the project to move forward into the construction phase this fall. Following unanimous support by Bronx Community Board 12, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., and the City Planning Commission, the project was approved by the City Council.
  • New York City Launches First Blockchain Initiatives

    NYCEDC President and CEO James Patchett today announced plans to plant a flag in New York City’s growing blockchain industry. In the coming months, the City will launch two initial efforts to build a foundation around the technology and position New York City as an accessible center for blockchain innovation.
  • NYCxDESIGN 2018 Kicks Off Today

    New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today kicked off the start of NYCxDESIGN 2018, New York City’s annual celebration of design. The launch of the sixth edition of the program, held at Design Pavilion in Times Square, previewed hundreds of events happening around the city from May 11 to 23, 2018.
  • PHOTO RELEASE: Second-Grade Winners of NYC Ferry Vessel Naming Competition Enjoy Celebratory NYC Ferry Ride

    Earlier this year, the City held the second edition of the boat-naming contest specifically for second-graders attending schools located near existing or soon-to-be-completed ferry landings. The students that participated in today's ride submitted some of the ten new names: Seas the Day, Unity, Golden Narrows, The Ocean Queen Rockstar, Rainbow Cruise, Starlight, Spring Mallard, The Atlantic Compass, and Traversity.
  • De Blasio Administration and Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez Announce Inwood as the Next Location for NYCx Co-Labs Technology Program

    The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), the Mayor’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer (MOCTO), and Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez today announced the next site for NYCx Co-Labs programming will be located in the neighborhood of Inwood, located in Northern Manhattan.


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