Frontrunner Carl Heastie is facing off against Catherine Nolan of Queens after others dropped out.
The petition asks Mayor Bill de Blasio not to tear down the gardens to build affordable housing.
The Assembly will hold an election Feb. 10 to replace Silver, who was arrested on corruption charges.
Urban Homesteading Assistance Board made the list for a decrepit Hamilton Heights building it co-owns.
Mayor Bill de Blasio said major changes are coming to the city's public housing developments.
The 200-unit Philip's Senior House complex will remain affordable for the next 40 years.
After winning his 23rd and final term, Rangel needs to start picking his replacement, fans say.
City apartments should go to New Yorkers, not tourists, state and federal lawmakers said.
The city plans to replace all 250,000 of its 1960s street lamps with City Lights by 2017.
Plans to renovate the 369th Regiment Armory may leave artifacts from the historic unit in limbo.
W.A.R.M. is teaming up with the United Nations to help women get out of abusive relationships.
But local leaders say the project, which will replace a garage, is a bad fit for 125th Street.
Some local leaders say the state may be playing politics with the proposal.
The agency will use $40 million to hire more workers and streamline repairs.
Students and their parents performed acts of service in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. day.
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