List of currently unoccupied city-owned buildings

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Office of the Mayor of New York City, NY.
Tracking # 2015-0195
Status
Completed

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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (1977 N.Y. Laws ch. 933), I hereby request the following records:

The most current list of unoccupied city-owned property. This list should include any buildings, apartments, storefronts, warehouses, garages, etc. not currently being actively utilized by the City of New York.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Beryl C.D. Lipton

From: e-FOIL

Request ID: 2015-0195
Dear Beryl Lipton:
This email is to acknowledge receipt of your request pursuant to the Freedom of Information Law received on 6/23/2015 5:32PM, for the following records:
"The most current list of unoccupied city-owned property. This list should include any buildings, apartments, storefronts, warehouses, garages, etc. not currently being actively utilized by the City of New York."
Please note that although the Mayor’s Office receives a significant volume of FOIL requests, the Mayor’s Office strives to respond to all FOIL requests in a timely manner in the order in which they are received. Upon receiving a FOIL request, the Mayor’s Office endeavors to identify records responsive to your request by performing a search of potential custodians. The time required to perform this search typically depends on the breadth of records requested. If records are identified that are potentially responsive, the Mayor’s Office must review those records to determine if any are not subject to disclosure under FOIL. For more information about what records are and are not subject to disclosure under FOIL, please see:
http://www.dos.ny.gov/coog/foil2.html (http://www.dos.ny.gov/coog/foil2.html)
We are currently investigating your request. We will provide an estimate of when we will be able to make a determination once we assess the scope of the request. Please make a note that to check the status of your request in the future, it has been assigned tracking number 2015-0195.
Sincerely,
Kiren Gopal
Special Advisor to the Counsel
Records Access Officer

From: e-FOIL

Dear Mr./Ms. Lipton,
This email is to update you on your FOIL request submitted on 06/23/2015 for:
“The most current list of unoccupied city-owned property. This list should include any buildings, apartments, storefronts, warehouses, garages, etc. not currently being actively utilized by the City of New York."
We have reviewed your request and estimate that we will be able to provide a determination on or before 07/31/2015.
Please note that although the Mayor’s Office receives a significant volume of FOIL requests, the Mayor’s Office strives to respond to all FOIL requests in a timely manner in the order in which they are received and we thank you for your patience.
Sincerely,
The Office of the Mayor

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on June 23, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #2015-0195.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on June 23, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #2015-0195.

Thank you for your help.

From: e-FOIL

Dear Mr./Ms. Lipton,
This is a response to your request pursuant to the Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) received on 06/23/2015 for:
“The most current list of unoccupied city-owned property. This list should include any buildings, apartments, storefronts, warehouses, garages, etc. not currently being actively utilized by the City of New York."
Information on City-owned property can be found on the NYC OpenData website, under the IPIS database, at the following link:
https://data.cityofnewyork.us/Housing-Development/IPIS-Integrated-Property-Information-System-/n5mv-nfpy
To find vacant buildings, look for "NO USE - RES STRUCTURE" in the Primary Use Text column. There is also a "NO USE" category.
You may appeal this determination in writing within thirty days by addressing such an appeal to Henry Berger, Records Appeals Officer -- HBerger@cityhall.nyc.gov.
Sincerely,
The Office of the Mayor

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