Dedicated Neighborhood Advocate and Founding Member of Save Chelsea
Written by Lesley Doyel on behalf of Save Chelsea
Save Chelsea joins numerous individuals and organizations in mourning the passing of Doris Corrigan on July 23rd, 2015 at the age of 87.
In addition her many other accomplishments and dedicated work with the Chelsea Reform Democratic Club, Chelsea Waterside Park Association, and West 20th Street Block Association, she was also a founding board of Save Chelsea in 2005, originally known as Save Chelsea Historic District.
Beginning as a grassroots organization to stop a seventeen story building from being built on the Western end of The General Theological Seminary, Save Chelsea has evolved into a community wide organization with a large and expanding membership. As a founding member, the contributions Doris made were invaluable; she provided meeting space, informed guidance, and generously gave of her vast experience with countless issues in the Chelsea neighborhood. Therefore, Save Chelsea, too, is an important and enduring part of Doris Corrigan's legacy. Save Chelsea joins many others who have said, it is hard to imagine Chelsea without her.
Please read the wonderful and heartfelt tributes to Doris published in Chelsea Now: Click Here