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 >>

RENDERING SHOWS JUST HOW HIGH NEIGHBORHOOD’S TALLEST BUILDING WILL SOAR

The new building planned for 200 Amsterdam Avenue at 69th street will soar 666 feet into the air, topping out at 51 stories. But ev … Read the rest of this entry >>

DEMOLITION BEGINS ON THE SPACESHIP SYNAGOGUE

Workers began emptying the interior of the old Lincoln Square Synagogue on 69th street and Amsterdam Avenue on Tuesday, preparing the … Read the rest of this entry >>

CHURCH-TO-CONDO PROJECT REMAINS IN LIMBO; ANOTHER REGULATORY FIGHT

Developers who want to turn the former First Church of Christ, Scientist on 96th street and Central Park West into condos won approval in M … Read the rest of this entry >>

DEMOCRATIC CLUB LAUNCHES EFFORT TO STOP MEGATOWER AT SYNAGOGUE SITE

A Democratic club is exploring ways to oppose the construction of a tower that would be the largest on the Upper West Side. A developer is pla … Read the rest of this entry >>

DEVELOPER BUYS FORMER LINCOLN SQUARE SYNAGOGUE SITE, PLANS 55-STORY TOWER

A new developer has purchased the property at 200 Amsterdam Avenue that once housed Lincoln Synagogue and has revealed … Read the rest of this entry >>

RENDERING REVEALED FOR NEW BUILDING ON 87TH STREET

A new building is set to rise at the site of a Hertz garage at 269 West 87th street between West End Avenue and Bro … Read the rest of this entry >>

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