TENTATIVE DEAL REACHED FOR WILLIAMS SENIORS TO STAY THROUGH 2017, SAYS RESIDENT

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Seniors at The Williams Residence on 95th street and West End Avenue can stay in their apartments through at least 2017, according to the terms of a tentative deal shared by a resident with West Side … Read the rest of this entry >>

GOODBYE, STATUE OF CONTEMPLATIVE MAN — AND THE BUILDING BEHIND YOU

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A contemplative man has sat stone-still in front of the American Bible Society at 61st street and Broadway for the past 8 years. Suddenly this week he was … Read the rest of this entry >>

PARENTS PROTEST CONSTRUCTION OF 10-STORY BUILDING TOPPER NEXT TO SCHOOL

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Parents at PS 75 on West 95th street protested a plan to build a 10-story building on top of an apartment complex at 95th street and West End Avenue. Tenants in the buildin … Read the rest of this entry >>

DEVELOPER WANTS OLD ST. AGNES SCHOOL TO BECOME APARTMENTS; RENDERING REVEALED

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The former St. Agnes School at 87th street and West End Avenue was purchased by developer Cary Tamarkin, who is now attempting to turn the building into apartm … Read the rest of this entry >>

ADVOCATES PRESSURE CUOMO AND STATE LAWMAKERS TO ADDRESS HOUSING, SUBWAYS

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New York City's most important services -- including schools, mass transit and housing -- are largely under the control of the state -- and state lawmakers appe … Read the rest of this entry >>

SUGGESTIONS WANTED: WHERE ON THE UWS SHOULD THE CITY SPEND $50 MILLION ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING?

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Community Board 7 is holding a meeting on Thursday to try to decide where the city should spend $50 million it expects to receive … Read the rest of this entry >>

COURT RULING COULD ALLOW UWS LANDLORD TO RENT ‘AFFORDABLE HOUSING’ TO TOURISTS

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A state judge ruled that an apartment building on 79th street that had been reserved for low-income locals can rent rooms for as short a period as seven days, opening it up to tour … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS APARTMENT FOR SALE COMES WITH CHICKENS AND A COOP

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A one-bedroom apartment that recently hit the market at 259 West 85th street has a large outdoor terrace with a bountiful garden and two special friends -- your very own chic … Read the rest of this entry >>

UPPER WEST SIDE RENTS ARE BACK ON THE UPSWING; CHECK OUT THE AVERAGES

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After a few months of treading water, Upper West Side rents have resumed their interminable climb, with March rents rising by an average of 3.4% over Feb … Read the rest of this entry >>

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 >>

SECOND LAWSUIT ATTEMPTS TO STOP 20-STORY NURSING HOME

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Neighbors in a housing development adjacent to the proposed site for a new nursing home development have filed suit against the state to stop the project, cla … 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 >>

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