As Cantilevered Building Rises on Broadway, Some Neighbors Decry the Noise and Aesthetics

A 19-story cantilevered building is going up fast on the northwest corner of 91st and Broadway, but the construction schedule has … Read the rest of this entry >>

Battle Lines Drawn Over Upper West Side’s Tallest Building, As Workers Keep Going

The fight over 200 Amsterdam Avenue, the 52-story tower on 69th Street that lost a court ruling last month, is heading for another court showd … Read the rest of this entry >>

Building Opponents Celebrate Victory on Amsterdam Avenue: ‘Off With Those Floors!’

There was a celebration next to the shadow of 200 Amsterdam Avenue at 69th Street on Monday morning -- because that shadow may soon get sma … Read the rest of this entry >>

Developer Wants Seniors to Move Into ‘Micro-Units’ With Fold-Up Beds In New Development on 96th Street

The developer of a proposed 23-story building on 96th Street thinks seniors will want to live in micro-units there, and will use space-saving furniture like fold-up … Read the rest of this entry >>

City Approves 775-Foot Tower on 66th Street; Opponents ‘Resolved to Fight On’

The Department of Buildings (DOB) has approved Extell’s revised plans for a 775-foot residential skyscraper at 50 West 66th Street, saying they now comply … Read the rest of this entry >>

Even With Zoning in Doubt, Court Allows Developers to Keep Building 51-Story Tower

Developers have continued constructing a 51-story apartment tower on Amsterdam Avenue and 69th Street despite a March 13th court ruling that p … Read the rest of this entry >>

West Siders Face Off at Meeting Over Development Tactic that Lifts Building Heights

Representatives from the Department of City Planning faced a packed and vocal crowd during a recent presentation to Manhattan Community Bo … Read the rest of this entry >>

20-Story Nursing Home Project Rejected by Appeals Court

A state appeals court rejected a nursing home known as New Jewish Home planned for West 97th Street, saying that the project would violate zoning r … Read the rest of this entry >>

Lawsuit to Block 200 Amsterdam Filed: ‘We Do Not Want a Bunch of Safe Deposit Boxes in the Sky’

The Committee for Environmentally Sound Development (CFESD) filed a lawsuit in New York State Supreme Court on Wednesday, challenging the r … Read the rest of this entry >>

Zoning Challenge Issued Against Megatower on 66th; Meeting Thursday

Landmark West and neighbors have filed an official challenge against a proposed 775-foot tall development on West 66th street near Central Park … Read the rest of this entry >>

Dorothy Parker’s Former Home is Being Demolished

A building on 72nd Street near Broadway where famed author Dorothy Parker lived for four years during her childhood is being dismantled to … Read the rest of this entry >>

Demolition Begins on Parking Garages and Residence to Make Way for New Affordable Housing

Two low-cost parking garages on 108th Street that stored several hundred cars have been closed to prepare for the construction of a new affordable housing develop … Read the rest of this entry >>

Disney Plans to Sell Several UWS Buildings to Developer; Preservationists are Wary of New Mega-Towers

Disney, which owns several properties in the West 60's, including the ABC campus, is set to complete a sale of the properties to Silverstein Prope … Read the rest of this entry >>

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 >>