COMMUNITY BOARD REJECTS NEW DEVELOPMENT ON 79TH; PRESERVATION COMMISSION VOTES TUESDAY

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A Community Board 7 committee voted against recommending a permit for a new 16-story development at 207 West 79th street, which sits in a landmark district. The new bui … Read the rest of this entry >>

BUY A SWANKY PLACE IN THE BERESFORD, WITH OR WITHOUT THE WILD ANIMALS

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An apartment that recently hit the market at the Beresford on Central Park West and 81st street offers apartment-buyers an added bonus: they can negotiate to buy the vast collection of taxidermy hanging from the w … Read the rest of this entry >>

DEVELOPERS APPLY TO DEMOLISH LANDMARKED 79TH STREET BUILDING, CONSTRUCT HIGH-RISE

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A five-story building on West 79th street between Amsterdam and Broadway could be demolished and replaced with a 16-story apartment building if the owners get permission … Read the rest of this entry >>

FOX’S CLOSES AS BROADWAY BUILDING IS SET TO BE DEMOLISHED

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Department store Fox's had a very short tenure on the corner of 80th street and Broadway. It closed this we … Read the rest of this entry >>

SENIORS PROTEST SALVATION ARMY’S BUILDING SALE; NONPROFIT SAYS THEY’RE A VOCAL MINORITY

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Seniors at the Williams Residence rallied on Wednesday against a plan by the Salvation Army to sell the building to a private developer for $108 million and then move people to a new residence in East Har … Read the rest of this entry >>

SALVATION ARMY RESIDENCE FETCHES $108 MILLION; SENIORS WOULD BE MOVED TO EAST HARLEM

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The Salvation Army has made a deal to sell The Williams senior residence on 95th street and West End Avenue to a private developer for $108 million, and plans to r … Read the rest of this entry >>

SENIORS FEEL ‘BETRAYED’ AS SALVATION ARMY EYES SALE OF WILLIAMS RESIDENCE

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Residents at an Upper West Side senior residence run by the Salvation Army are on edge as the building's future is unclear. The Salvation Army, which has operated the Williams Residence at 95th street and West End Avenue for decades, has filed papers p … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKLY NEWS BULLETIN: CRIME, HEARTACHE AND REAL ESTATE

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We haven't posted a news bulletin in so long that this is more of a monthly news bulletin. Below, check out a long list of news relevant to the Upper West Side … Read the rest of this entry >>

PROFILE OF A DOORMAN: GREGORY HOOD

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Born and raised in the Bronx, Greg has been working as a doorman/security guard in a building in the 70's between Columbus and Amsterdam for the past 14 ye … Read the rest of this entry >>

NURSING HOME BATTLE INTENSIFIES; HEARINGS SET FOR THIS WEEK

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Hearings are set for this week over a 20-story nursing home set to rise on West 97th street. Jewish Home Lifecare, a nursing and rehab center now on 106th street, swapped land with a developer so … Read the rest of this entry >>

DEVELOPER MAKES 67% GAIN AFTER FLIPPING 12 UWS/MORNINGSIDE BUILDINGS

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Just how hot is the housing market above West 100th street right now? Developer Adam Mermelstein at Treetop development just flipped 12 buildings located between West … Read the rest of this entry >>

PROFILE OF A DOORMAN: ROBERT OF WEST END AVENUE

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Editor's note: Tessa Abrahams will profile the Upper West Side's doormen for the West Side Rag. This is the first in her se … Read the rest of this entry >>

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