LARGE UWS HISTORIC DISTRICT GETS REDRAWN AHEAD OF TUESDAY MEETING; PRESERVATIONISTS ARE LIVID

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Looking down West End Avenue from 100th Street in November 1930. From NYC municipal archives. A new historic district that could change development rules for dozens of buildings on three avenues is set to be examined by the Landmarks Preservation [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

CENTRAL DARK: COMMUNITY BOARD 7 DISCUSSES SHADOWS CAST BY MEGA-TOWERS

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The massive luxury apartment towers being built just South of Central Park continue to multiply, and Committee Board 7 is considering sending a message to policy-makers … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS LANDLORD SECRETLY VIDEOTAPED FEMALE TENANTS IN THEIR APARTMENTS: PROSECUTORS

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Upper West Side landlord Eli Kadoch was charged with 67 counts of unlawful surveillance after prosecutors say they found evidence he had secretly videotaped two women l … Read the rest of this entry >>

FORMER CATHOLIC SCHOOL WINS APPROVAL TO CONDO-IZE

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A Catholic School on 87th street and West End Avenue has won approval from the Landmarks Commission to convert into a new apartment buil … Read the rest of this entry >>

RENT REGULATIONS COULD EXPIRE MONDAY NIGHT; KNOW YOUR RIGHTS

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Certain rent regulations may expire Monday night at midnight, because the state is dysfunctional, but that doesn't mean tenants will suddenly lose their right to their rent-stabilized apartments. The … Read the rest of this entry >>

THIS UWS APARTMENT IS SO SMALL, THE BROKER EVEN JOKES ABOUT IT

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As any Upper West Sider who has looked for an apartment knows, brokers have lots of words to make tiny apartments seem more appealing -- Cozy! Quaint! Homey! But one apar … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPEN HOUSE THIS WEEKEND: A CHARMING APARTMENT WITH A GARDEN (SPONSORED POST)

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How many Upper West Siders can say they have outdoor space? Well now you can have a stellar garden in this charming brownstone with low maintenance in the heart o … Read the rest of this entry >>

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 >>

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