THIS OL’ BAG O’ RATS SELLS FOR $6.6 MILLION

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A brownstone at 118 West 76th street that had become a virtual rat clubhouse after sitting empty for decades has finally sold for a whopping $6.6 mil … Read the rest of this entry >>

CENTRAL PARK WEST CHURCH SET FOR CONDO CONVERSION; ASBESTOS REMOVAL DRAWS COMPLAINTS

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The historic church on the corner of 96th street and Central Park West has been purchased by a developer who wants to tear out the interior and install apartments. That … Read the rest of this entry >>

FALCONS FACE EVICTION FROM PENTHOUSE NEST BOX

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Not even endangered falcons can catch a break from the landlord these days. A family of falcons has been roosting in a nest box placed on a penthouse apar … Read the rest of this entry >>

ANSONIA DOME TAKES ON A NEW HUE

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The Ansonia appears to be getting a new coat of paint, according to this photo sent in by a reader on Friday. The historic building on Broadway between 73rd and 74th street … Read the rest of this entry >>

LANDMARKS WEST WARNS OF POSSIBLE ‘BILLIONAIRE’S ROW’ COMING TO UWS

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The kinds of mega-towers now rising just South of Central Park could soon be coming to the Upper West Side, as developers have begun to amass pro … Read the rest of this entry >>

BACK TO THE DRAWING BOARD FOR 79TH STREET DEVELOPMENT

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The development proposed for 207 West 79th street between Broadway and Amsterdam received a cold reception at the Landmarks Preservation Commission this week … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS ‘POOR DOOR’ APPROVED; MAYOR’S OFFICE, BREWER VOW TO CHANGE RULES

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Someone reopened the poor door this week. News broke that the De Blasio administration has approved the application by Extell Development to create separate entrances for market-rate and affordable-ho … Read the rest of this entry >>

COMMUNITY BOARD REJECTS NEW DEVELOPMENT ON 79TH; PRESERVATION COMMISSION MEETS 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 >>

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