Quality of Life

Quality of Life: History

While affordable housing and a functional business zone may be a community’s most immediate needs, an environment that inspires pride among residents is just as important. The presence of trees lining a block, or of parks interrupting the bustle of city streets, is often taken for granted. But their absence or neglect is deeply felt in a number of Bronx neighborhoods. On its own, and through partnerships with other organizations, MPC has long fought for the preservation of clean streets, buildings and green areas in its Norwood home and beyond.