Opponents of Upper West Side’s Tallest Tower Have New Hope After City Letter Cites ‘Incorrect’ Zoning Interpretation

A stunning and somewhat surreal development in the saga of the proposed 668-foot building at 200 Amsterdam Avenue came to light at a town hall me … Read the rest of this entry >>

Upper West Siders Prepare to Fight ‘Grotesque’ Luxury Towers By Learning the Tricks of the Trade

Upper West Side residents have been mobilizing to fight large apartment towers that have been sprouting up in the neighborhood, and last week they g … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Apartment Building Set to Rise Next to St. Michael’s Church on Amsterdam Avenue

Excavation has begun on a new residential building on 100th Street and Amsterdam Avenue next to St. Michael's Church, which owns the lot. Exp … Read the rest of this entry >>

Children’s Museum Plans to Move Into Historic Church Building on Central Park West

The Children's Museum of Manhattan has outgrown its home at 212 West 83rd Street, and it's now making a bold move, relocating to a former c … Read the rest of this entry >>

Apartment Building Replacing American Bible Society Rises 33 Stories

The high-rise that's replacing the old American Bible Society building at 1865 Broadway between 61st and 62nd Streets has topped out, ca … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Renderings of 55-Story Building Released; ‘Extremely Impressive’ or ‘Hardly Revolutionary’?

There's a very deep hole in the ground now at 200 Amsterdam Avenue at 69th Street, but developers expect to fill it with a 668-foot condominium … Read the rest of this entry >>

Proposed 20-Story Nursing Home Wins Court Battle, But Parents and Neighbors Will Continue Fighting

Jewish Home Lifecare, which is planning to build a 20-story nursing home at 97th Street between Amsterdam and Columbus, won a court r … Read the rest of this entry >>

Dorothy Parker’s Childhood Home on 72nd Street Could Be Replaced by 21-Story Apartment Building

The five-story building at 214 West 72nd Street near Broadway is set to be replaced by a 21-story apartment building, which likely be a condo develo … Read the rest of this entry >>

Museum Expansion Opponents Highlight Asbestos Risks, Push for Last-Minute Commenting Blitz

Opponents of the Museum of Natural History's expansion plans want people to voice their criticisms of the plan now, because time is running … Read the rest of this entry >>

The Pieces are Coming Together for a New Broadway Mega-Development

Extell Development has assembled another parcel in its quest to develop a new building at the corner of 96th Street and Broadway, acco … Read the rest of this entry >>

SHAARE ZEDEK GETS FINAL COURT APPROVAL TO SELL 94-YEAR-OLD SYNAGOGUE, WHICH WILL BE DEMOLISHED

A State Supreme Court judge granted Congregation Shaare Zedek's request to sell its synagogue at 212 West 93rd Street, clearing the way for the building to be demolished and redevel … 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 >>

MUSEUM EXPANSION OPPONENTS PACK MEETING: ‘TEDDY ROOSEVELT IS TURNING OVER IN HIS GRAVE’

More than 200 people came to the American Museum of Natural History last week, most of them to register opposition to the museum's … 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 >>

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 >>

COMMUNITY BOARD TO DISCUSS MEGATOWERS OVERLOOKING CENTRAL PARK (POSTPONED)

A community board committee will take another look at the large luxury towers being built around Central Park at a meeting on Januar … Read the rest of this entry >>

RENDERING REVEALED FOR NEW 33-STORY BROADWAY TOWER

The American Bible Society at 1865 Broadway (61st street) has been demolished and the architect has released the first official renderi … Read the rest of this entry >>

COMMUNITY BOARD REJECTS BUILDING ADDITION ON 95TH STREET

A proposal to build a rear-yard addition to the building at 44 West 95th Street was rejected by Community Board 7 earlier this month … Read the rest of this entry >>

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