CONSTRUCTION ON 80TH STREET APARTMENT TOWER HALTED DUE TO SIDEWALK CRACKS

The Buildings Department issued a stop work order to the construction site at 2228 Broadway on Wednesday because the owners need to deal … Read the rest of this entry >>

FORMER CATHOLIC SCHOOL WINS APPROVAL TO CONDO-IZE

A Catholic School on 87th street and West End Avenue has won approval from the Landmarks Commission to convert into a new apartment buil … Read the rest of this entry >>

PARENTS SUE TO STOP NURSING HOME CONSTRUCTION ON 97TH STREET

Parents at PS 163 have filed a lawsuit to stop the construction of a 20-story nursing home next to the elementary school. Jewish Home Lifecare has rec … Read the rest of this entry >>

DEMOLITION BALL EXPECTED TO SWING SOON ON 87TH STREET

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

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 >>

TRINITY WINS APPROVAL FOR EXPANSION; SEE RENDERINGS OF NEW CAMPUS

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 >>

NEW COMMUNITY-HOUSE AND CONDO DEVELOPMENT SET TO RISE ON WEST 70TH STREET

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 >>

PROPOSAL FOR PRIVATE SCHOOL PENTHOUSE ADDITION DRAWS JEERS FROM NEIGHBORS

A Community Board committee has postponed their decision regarding the expansion of the Manhattan Country Day School at a building on a quaint Upper West Side b … Read the rest of this entry >>

AMERICAN BIBLE SOCIETY TO DEPART FOR PHILLY AS BUILDING SELLS FOR $300 MILLION

The American Bible Society has sold its headquarters at 1865 Broadway (61st street) and announced that it will move to Philadelphia, p … Read the rest of this entry >>

CONDO CONVERSION ON 78TH HALTED BY JUDGE AMID FRAUD INVESTIGATION

A condo conversion of the "Evelyn" building at 101 West 78th street was halted by a judge to allow Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to investigate … Read the rest of this entry >>

600-FOOT TOWER COULD RISE AT OLD LINCOLN SQUARE SYNAGOGUE SITE

The building housing the former home of Lincoln Square Synagogue on 69th street and Amsterdam Avenue is on the market for $400 million … Read the rest of this entry >>

DEMOLITIONS, EVICTION BATTLES, AND MORE: AN UPDATE ON UWS DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

Here's an update about three Upper West Side development projects we've written about in the … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW 10-STORY CONDO PLANNED TO BE BUILT ON TOP OF CURRENT WEST END AVENUE BUILDING

Developer Kaled Management filed plans to build a new 10-story building on top of a six-story building at 95th street and West End Avenue. The new building, … Read the rest of this entry >>

NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM PLANS NEW BUILDING, TAKING OVER PART OF ADJACENT PARK

The Museum of Natural History is planning to construct a new six-story building to the west of its existing structure, taking over part of Theodore Roosevelt … Read the rest of this entry >>

ST. AGNES SCHOOL SOLD TO CONDO DEVELOPER

The St. Agnes Boys High School on 87th street and West End Avenue has been sold for $50 million to Cary Tamarkin, a developer and arch … Read the rest of this entry >>

LANDMARKS WEST WARNS OF POSSIBLE ‘BILLIONAIRE’S ROW’ COMING TO UWS

The kinds of mega-towers now rising just South of Central Park could soon be coming to the Upper West Side, as developers have begun to amass pro … Read the rest of this entry >>

EXOSKELETON BUILDING GETTING FINISHING TOUCHES

Remember that trend in the 80's when people started wearing underwear on the outside of their clothes? I think Madonna started it. Well, now they're putting a building's underwear on the out … Read the rest of this entry >>

TRINITY PLANS TO ADD TWO STORIES, UPGRADE INTERIOR

The Trinity School on West 91st street is the latest local private school looking to expand and upgrade, with plans to add two new stories o … Read the rest of this entry >>

LAND CLEARED FOR APARTMENT COMPLEXES ABUTTING THE CATHEDRAL OF ST. JOHN THE DIVINE

Two apartment buildings are set to be constructed on land surrounding the Cathedral of St. John the Divine on 113th street between Amsterdam Avenue and Morningside D … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW BUILDING ON AMSTERDAM MAKES A STATEMENT; BUT WHAT STATEMENT?

Looking at the rendering for the new building on 68th street and Amsterdam Avenue, I thought "Gee, I wonder if Upper … Read the rest of this entry >>

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