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 >>

Chabad Getting New Five-Story Space With Two Synagogues

Chabad, the Orthodox Jewish movement rooted in Hassidic Judaism, is planning to take the first five floors of a new buildi … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS Rents May Still be Too Damn High, But They’ve Been Slipping Lower

The rapid rise in rents on the Upper West Side appears to have slowed, and even reve … 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 >>

Future Use of Park 79 Hotel Remains a Mystery; Will More Affordable Housing Disappear?

A residential building that the city says operated as an illegal hotel for years has been sold, and now appears to be empty. The new owners of the Park … Read the rest of this entry >>

For Sale: Two Turrets In An Upper West Side Castle

An apartment that contains two massive turrets of a former hospital at 455 Central Park West between 105th and 106th Street is for sale, a … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS Townhome Could Make Over 100 Times Owners’ Original Investment

Donna and Bill DeSeta bought the townhome at 323 W. 80th St. in 1970 for $170,000. At the time it was a single room occupancy resi … Read the rest of this entry >>

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 >>

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 >>

PRICE DROP – SUNNY CORNER 3-BEDROOM HOME IN PRIME WEST 70’S FULL-SERVICE CO-OP

SPONSORED: MUST SEE: A wonderful three-bedroom home that offers excellent light all day and pleasant, tree lined views in a fantastic co-op in the coveted West … Read the rest of this entry >>

BATTLE OVER LARGE NEW AFFORDABLE HOUSING COMPLEX SET TO START NEXT YEAR

Community groups are circling their wagons in preparation for a potentially contentious fight over the proposed construction of 304 units of affordable ho … Read the rest of this entry >>

STARCHITECTS PREPARING 3 BUILDINGS ON THE HUDSON, SHARE NEW RENDERINGS

The luxury housing development on Riverside Boulevard between 59th and 61st Street has been years in the planning, and two of the … Read the rest of this entry >>

SUNNY CORNER 3-BEDROOM HOME IN PRIME WEST 70’S FULL-SERVICE CO-OP (SPONSORED)

Available now: a wonderful three-bedroom home that offers excellent light all day and pleasant, tree lined views in a fant … Read the rest of this entry >>

AS WOMEN-ONLY RESIDENCES DISAPPEAR, ONE ‘SIMPLE AND HOMEY’ HAVEN REMAINS ON THE UWS

You might not think a place owned by nuns would be a hotbed of creative passion, Gotham grit and intellectual verve. But you pro … Read the rest of this entry >>

NINE-APARTMENT BUILDING ON WEST END WILL BECOME SINGLE-FAMILY MANSION

The owner of a townhouse on West End Avenue between 76th and 77th Street is converting it back into a single-family mansion f … 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 >>

A SUNNY 5-BEDROOM APARTMENT AT THE HEART OF IT ALL (SPONSORED)

Spanning over 3,200 square feet with 5 bedrooms, 4 1/2 baths and 2 private terraces, this 29th-floor home is priced to sell at $3,750 … Read the rest of this entry >>

CONFIRMED: PRIME BROADWAY CORNER SET FOR DEMOLITION AND NEW CONDOS

Developers plan to demolish the building on the Southwest corner of 81st street and Broadway, acco … Read the rest of this entry >>

RENTS END THE YEAR UP 4.1%; SEE THE AVERAGE FOR DIFFERENT SIZES OF APARTMENTS

Upper West Side rents rose 4.1% year over year in 2015, more than the average Manhattan neighborhood, whic … Read the rest of this entry >>

IT TAKES A VILLAGE TO NURSE AN UPPER WEST SIDER BACK TO HEALTH, OR WHY I LOVE MY BUILDING

In the middle of October, I was dropped out of an airplane onto the sidewalk on West 43rd Street. Or at least that's how it felt. The real … Read the rest of this entry >>

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