LIVE LIKE YOU’RE BARACK OBAMA’S FORMER NEIGHBOR

When Barack Obama became president, brokers used his celebrity to advertise an apartment he once lived in on 109th St … Read the rest of this entry >>

MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY FILES BUILDING PERMITS, BUT IT’S NOT A DONE DEAL YET

The Museum of Natural History has filed building permits for its new education center, but that doesn't mean shovels are about to hit the gr … Read the rest of this entry >>

AFFORDABLE ‘MIDDLE-CLASS’ HOUSING LOTTERY OPENS FOR UNIQUE BUILDING ON 57TH STREET

The city is now taking applications for income-restricted apartments at the Via, the new building shaped like a py … Read the rest of this entry >>

WHY PRICES FOR SOME UWS TWO-BEDROOMS ARE RISING FAST, WHILE OTHER APARTMENT PRICES AREN’T

Rent on the Upper West Side is still too damn high, but it actually hasn't been rising much over the past year, according to brokerage MNS Re … Read the rest of this entry >>

SHOULD YOU RENT OR BUY ON THE UWS? THE BALANCE IS SHIFTING TOWARD RENTING

It's always a difficult decision whether to rent or buy an apartment, but one metric tracked by StreetEasy makes renting look increasingly attractive right … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘VICTORY’ FOR OPPONENTS OF UPPER WEST SIDE’S TALLEST BUILDING AS CITY HALTS CONSTRUCTION — FOR NOW

The developers of 200 Amsterdam Avenue cannot proceed with their current plans to build the tallest tower on the Upper West Side, as a r … Read the rest of this entry >>

CAESAR’S PIZZA RALLY GETS POLITICAL: ‘NO MORE PUSHING THE LITTLE GUY OUT!’

“It used to be a community. Now it’s just a neighborhood.... It’s not about the politics, it’s about the people, the residents, the families that get aff … Read the rest of this entry >>

PERMITS FILED TO REPLACE 94-YEAR-OLD SYNAGOGUE WITH NEW CONDO BUILDING

A developer has filed permits to replace the 94-year-old Congregation Shaare Zedek building at 212 West 93rd Street into a new … Read the rest of this entry >>

HELP A WRITER IN HER QUEST TO FIND THE OWNERS OF THOSE ‘TINY LITTLE SHOPS’

By Michelle Standley I am doing research for an illustrated book, “Squeezing Out a Living in New York City,” about dozens of tiny little shops, many of … Read the rest of this entry >>

PERMITS FILED FOR ANOTHER BROADWAY APARTMENT TOWER

A developer has filed permits to build a 15-story apartment building rising 197 feet at 2461 Broadway at the corner of 91st Street. … Read the rest of this entry >>

CIPRIANI OPENING SPECIALTY MARKET AND FOOD HALL AT NEW RIVERSIDE BOULEVARD DEVELOPMENT

Cipriani will open a new food market in Waterline Square, a high-end real estate development that is being built along Riverside Boulevard … Read the rest of this entry >>

WHY YOU SHOULD APPRECIATE THE FACES CARVED INTO UPPER WEST SIDE BUILDINGS

“All you have to do is look up, that's it, just look up when you're walking around your neighborhood,” said Robert Arthur King. It wasn't an admonishme … Read the rest of this entry >>

PLANS FOR UPPER WEST SIDE’S TALLEST BUILDING ON HOLD AS CITY REVIEWS CHALLENGE BY NEIGHBORS

There will be no further permits issued for the controversial building being planned for 200 Amsterdam Avenue until the legal challen … Read the rest of this entry >>

LARGE APARTMENT TOWER EXPECTED TO RISE AT 2-STORY GRISTEDES SITE

Extell Development is putting together a large development on the corner of 96th Street and Broadway, on the current site of a Chase Bank and a Gris … Read the rest of this entry >>

HOW ONE WOMAN ORGANIZED THE FIGHT AGAINST AN AMSTERDAM AVENUE MEGATOWER; CAN SHE WIN?

It was the proverbial “done deal.” The Department of Buildings had issued SJP Properties a permit to dig the foundation for 200 Amsterdam A … Read the rest of this entry >>

EARLY-MORNING PROTEST PLANNED AGAINST NEIGHBORHOOD’S TALLEST TOWER

Council member Helen Rosenthal and preservationist group Landmark West are leading a rally on Tuesday morning at 8:30 a.m. to oppose the constru … Read the rest of this entry >>

SEE THE MOST AMENITIES IN TRIBECA AT ONE HUNDRED BARCLAY. THE ART DECO LANDMARK HAS BEEN RECRAFTED INTO SOARING CONDOMINIUM LOFTS AND FEATURES AN EXPANSIVE AMENITY PROGRAM.

SPONSORED: Closings have commenced at One Hundred Barclay, a downtown landmark and the epitome of historic loft buildings in Tribeca. Solid and graceful, … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPPONENTS MOUNTING ZONING CHALLENGE TO NEW MEGA BUILDING: ‘WE HAVE A WINDOW’

Community activists and City Council lawyers are combing through hundreds of pages of decades-old legal documents, looking for problems with the zonin … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEIGHBORS VOW TO FIGHT NEIGHBORHOOD’S TALLEST BUILDING: ‘A DONE DEAL THAT WILL BE UNDONE’

It may be empty now, but the lot at the corner of Amsterdam Avenue and 69th Street will one day be filled with the neighborhood's tallest building, and t … Read the rest of this entry >>

FORMER RESIDENCE FOR WOMEN ON 85TH SET TO BECOME SUPPORTIVE SENIOR HOUSING

The former Brandon Residence, a nine-story building at 340 West 85th Street that housed single women for more than 60 years, is expected to be … Read the rest of this entry >>

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