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 >>

‘POOR DOOR’ BUILDING NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR INCOME-RESTRICTED APARTMENTS

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The city has begun advertising the lottery for apartments in 40 Riverside Boulevard, the Upper West Side building that sparked our original story that coined the term "Poor D … Read the rest of this entry >>

HISTORIC CHURCH REDESIGN PLAN REJECTED AGAIN; LANDMARK WEST LEADS WALKOUT

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The Landmarks Preservation Commission denied an application last week to turn an historic church on the corner of 96th street and Central Park West into condos, se … Read the rest of this entry >>

HERE’S THE VIEW FROM YOUR NEW $5 MILLION CONDO

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The photo above was taken on a high floor of the American Bible Society at 61st street and Broadway at sunrise. The people who live in the mega-luxury condos … Read the rest of this entry >>

CONDO PLAN FOR CRENSHAW CHURCH TO GET NEW REVIEW BY LANDMARKS COMMISSION

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The church on the corner of 96th street and Central Park West is being converted into condos and will have a meeting with the Landmarks Preservation Commission on Tuesd … Read the rest of this entry >>

AMERICAN BIBLE SOCIETY TO DEPART FOR PHILLY AS BUILDING SELLS FOR $300 MILLION

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The American Bible Society has sold its headquarters at 1865 Broadway (61st street) and announced that it will move to Philadelphia, p … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW WEBSITE DETAILS CONTROVERSIAL 8-STORY WEST END AVENUE ADDITION

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Newly released renderings show the eight-story luxury addition that developers want to build on top of an existing six-story rental building at 711 West End Avenue at 95th st … Read the rest of this entry >>

PROBING THE EXOSKELETON ON AMSTERDAM AVENUE

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As construction workers put the finishing touches on the new building at 170 Amsterdam Avenue (68th street), we've been wondering why ex … Read the rest of this entry >>

HAVE UPPER WEST SIDE RENTS GONE FLAT?

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A rental report from December confirmed a trend we've been seeing for a few months -- rents on the Upper West Side appear to be leveling off. Rent … Read the rest of this entry >>

CONDO CONVERSION ON 78TH HALTED BY JUDGE AMID FRAUD INVESTIGATION

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A condo conversion of the "Evelyn" building at 101 West 78th street was halted by a judge to allow Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to investigate … Read the rest of this entry >>

600-FOOT TOWER COULD RISE AT OLD LINCOLN SQUARE SYNAGOGUE SITE

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The building housing the former home of Lincoln Square Synagogue on 69th street and Amsterdam Avenue is on the market for $400 million … Read the rest of this entry >>

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