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 >>

TENANTS AT REAR OF NEW LUXURY RENTAL BUILDING DISTURBED BY RAW CONCRETE VIEW

The new rental building at 170 Amsterdam Avenue (68th street), which stands out for its unique exoskeleton structure, is rapidly wearing ou … Read the rest of this entry >>

SKEPTICAL UPPER WEST SIDERS GRILL CITY PLANNERS ABOUT MAYOR’S HOUSING INITIATIVES

City planners explained their proposals to change zoning and affordable housing rules at a standing-room-only Community Board 7 meeting Wednesday n … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS PRESERVATIONISTS RAISE ALARM ABOUT MAYOR’S REZONING PLAN; COULD RAISE HEIGHTS BY 20-40 FEET

A zoning plan that the city says is designed to encourage development of affordable housing and apartments for seniors is raising a … Read the rest of this entry >>

COLLEGIATE SCHOOL SET TO BE REPLACED BY NEW RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT

The 12-story Collegiate School on 78th street and West End Avenue will be replaced by a new 18-story residence whose apart … Read the rest of this entry >>

STATE LAW BANS POOR DOORS IN NYC

New buildings that get special tax or zoning breaks in return for affordable housing will have to build a single entrance and common spaces for tenants of all o … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS APARTMENT FOR SALE COMES WITH CHICKENS AND A COOP

A one-bedroom apartment that recently hit the market at 259 West 85th street has a large outdoor terrace with a bountiful garden and two special friends -- your very own chic … Read the rest of this entry >>

UPPER WEST SIDE RENTS ARE BACK ON THE UPSWING; CHECK OUT THE AVERAGES

After a few months of treading water, Upper West Side rents have resumed their interminable climb, with March rents rising by an average of 3.4% over Feb … Read the rest of this entry >>

LIVING IN A ‘MICRO-APARTMENT’ ON THE UWS

We have written before about people who find creative ways to squeeze into tiny apartments on the Upper West Side. As space becomes ever-tighte … Read the rest of this entry >>

DESIGN REVEALED FOR NEW BUILDING ON SITE OF 96TH STREET ROWHOUSES

Architects SLCE have released designs for a building set to replace three pre-war townhouses on 96th street between Central Park West and Columbus Av … 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 >>

PROBING THE EXOSKELETON ON AMSTERDAM AVENUE

As construction workers put the finishing touches on the new building at 170 Amsterdam Avenue (68th street), we've been wondering why ex … 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 >>

LUXURY APARTMENTS PULLED OFF MARKET AFTER HIGH-END SALES SLOW

One of the hot new luxury developments being built on the Upper West Side was unsuccessful in its early attempts to woo buyers, forcin … 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 >>

DEVELOPER PLANS 22-STORY BUILDING ON 96TH STREET AT SITE OF ROW HOUSES

Developer Sackman Enterprises is planning to build a 22-story building on the site of three rowhouses on 96th street between Columbus A … 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 >>

RESIDENTS ON 75TH STREET COMPLAIN OF SPOTTY HEAT AND HOT WATER

By Eliza Newman With temperatures starting to drop, tenants of 243 West 75th Street on the Upper West Side are up in arms … Read the rest of this entry >>

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