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 >>

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 >>

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