Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI)
Low-cost Broadband in Melrose Commons
Create a point-to-multipoint, rooftop-based wireless broadband network serving residents, businesses, and visitors in Melrose Commons. The network would offer: 1) free wi-fi in and around select public spaces; 2) free access to an internet-enabled local resource portal for residents within networked buildings; and 3) low-cost broadband service for residents within networked buildings. Download Fact Sheet
Melrose Commons Resiliency- Solar and Storm water Runoff infrastructure in local community gardenS
This framework builds on efforts led by Nos Quedamos over the past two decades to increase economic opportunity and quality of life for the residents and business owners of the South Bronx. Nos Quedamos is dedicated to high environmental standards and was the lead community partner for the Melrose Commons Urban Renewal Plan, which received the LEED for Neighborhood Development (LEED‐ND) Stage II Silver Certification in 2010. This certification, for the 30 block green development of more than 2,000 apartments, townhouses and condominiums is the first of its kind for the City of New York and the 2nd one in the State of New York.
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