POOR DOOR BUILDING DRAWS 88,000 APPLICATIONS; DOES THIS MEAN IT DOESN’T MATTER?

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The building at 62nd street and Riverside Boulevard that has separate entrances for market-rate and affordable-housing tenants has reportedly drawn over 88,000 application … Read the rest of this entry >>

DEMOLITION BALL EXPECTED TO SWING SOON ON 87TH STREET

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The next stop on the Upper West Side demolition derby is expected to be 267-273 West 87th street, where developers Simon Baron Development and Quadrum Global have sig … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEIGHBORS EYE PROPOSED BARNARD TOWER WARILY; MEETING SET FOR WEDNESDAY

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Barnard is planning to knock down Lehman Hall, which holds its library and faculty offices, and replace it with … Read the rest of this entry >>

AFFORDABLE HOUSING PLAN TIED TO NEW COLLEGIATE SCHOOL CAUSING FITS

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A private school's plan to pay for an affordable housing development in return for permits to build a new school is causing anger, and now confusion, among local lea … Read the rest of this entry >>

APARTMENTS IN THE EXOSKELETON BUILDING HIT THE MARKET

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You'll have to pay up if you want to live in one of the most talked-about buildings on the Upper West Side. Apartments in the new Equity Residential building at 170 Amsterdam Avenue (68th street) hav … Read the rest of this entry >>

KEY FRESH & NATURAL SPACE UP FOR LEASE

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Key Fresh & Natural, a supermarket that just opened at 620 Amsterdam Avenue (90th street) in August, is already up for lease, according to a listing on the real estate site Ago … Read the rest of this entry >>

TRINITY WINS APPROVAL FOR EXPANSION; SEE RENDERINGS OF NEW CAMPUS

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The Trinity School won approval from the city to build a new structure and covered playing field on top of its roof, and to add a new structure between sections of its historic ca … Read the rest of this entry >>

CHURCH ON 96TH STREET GETS APPROVAL FOR CONDO CONVERSION

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On their third try, developers won approval to turn the historic First Church of Christ, Scientist on 96th street and Central Park West into co … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW APARTMENT TOWERS OBSCURE VIEWS OF THE CATHEDRAL OF ST. JOHN THE DIVINE

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Mark Elliott sent us the photo above on Saturday of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine peeking out from behind two apartment buildings that are under constructi … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW COMMUNITY-HOUSE AND CONDO DEVELOPMENT SET TO RISE ON WEST 70TH STREET

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A long battle over a building next to an historic synagogue on West 70th street appears to be over. Congregation Shearith Israel plans to knock down a community … Read the rest of this entry >>

LIVING IN A ‘MICRO-APARTMENT’ ON THE UWS

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We have written before about people who find creative ways to squeeze into tiny apartments on the Upper West Side. As space becomes ever-tighte … Read the rest of this entry >>

PROPOSAL FOR PRIVATE SCHOOL PENTHOUSE ADDITION DRAWS JEERS FROM NEIGHBORS

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A Community Board committee has postponed their decision regarding the expansion of the Manhattan Country Day School at a building on a quaint Upper West Side b … Read the rest of this entry >>

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