GNA is the oldest
community
organization serving
Gramercy today.

Welcome to the neighborhood

Founded in 1912, Gramercy Neighborhood Associates, Inc. (GNA) is one of the oldest community groups in New York City.  GNA is dedicated to enhancing the aesthetic qualities and historic character of the Gramercy Park neighborhood, supporting area residents and businesses,  and to developing a sense of community.

GNA was originally formed to stop the extension of Lexington Avenue through Gramercy Park, a private greenspace laid out in 1831,  That battle won, we continue to engage in a variety of community service and preservation projects

 

We are committed to an ongoing dialogue and exchange of ideas and opinions among the Board, membership and neighbors to support  mutual goals.   With a rich history as one of the city's oldest community groups, Gramercy Neighborhood Associates is passionate about helping to improve the quality of life for residents, businesses, and organizations in the Gramercy neighborhood.  Contact us.

Our Mission

We communicate actively on issues that impact the quality of our lives, through membership, participation in community organizations and in our ongoing collaborations with the City of New York.  

The current GNA Board President is Alan Krevis.

Community  Engagement 
        Historic Preservation 

               Local   Business Support 

                      Events   &  Fundraising 

                              Neighborhood Development 

Partnerships and Collaborations

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GNA undertakes many neighborhood activities and projects that support the neighborhood and the quality of life of Gramercy residents.  We host clean and green events around the neighborhood to keep the neighborhood pristine and safe, and we enhance the aesthetic quality of the neighborhood by sponsoring initiatives like the Bishop Crook Lamppost Project, which replaced the neighborhood's modern street lamps with the historic bishop's crook lampposts seen around the neighborhood.

 

In addition, GNA helps support local businesses and neighborhood schools by sponsoring events that help promote their development and future growth, like our popular Canine Parade, Taste of Gramercy Food Festival, and the annual Gramercy Art Show

 

Here is a short list of the many community partnerships, boards, councils, and alliances GNA works with:

School of the Future (127 E. 22nd St.)
PS 40 (319 E. 19th St.)
Epiphany Library (228 E. 23rd St.)
Community Board 5
Community Board 6
13th Police Precinct’s Community Council
NYC Landmarks and Historic Districts Council
MTA
Flatiron Partnership
NYC Mayor’s Office
NYDOT
NYC Parks & Rec
Union Square Partnership
FDNY
NYC Public Schools