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North of Westchester Avenue, where the Sheridan now runs on grade, the Community Plan would create 1,200 new homes with retail and community space
Last Updated (Wednesday, August 27, 2014 12:06 PM)
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Construction in Harlem, east of Columbia University.
After five years of reporting and writing about housing issues, I decided to take a break. I have taken a new post
Last Updated (Tuesday, August 26, 2014 01:46 PM)
Images from FlAnc NovarePromotional renderings of the Novare luxury condos, formerly Washington Square Methodist church.
In the very different Greenwich Village of the 1960s, Washington Square Methodist Church was so active
A decade ago, the Queens Supreme Court handled about 300 or 400 foreclosures a year. In 2007, that number soared to more than 7,500 foreclosures, and the court is on
Harlem's low-story buildings and epic institutions will now get a so-called facelift -- at least in the view of city officials and some developers -- as the City Council approved
Gotham Gazette image by Ya-Hsuan HuangSeveral high-profile construction projects are now up in the air.
In recent years, few issues have divided residents of downtown Brooklyn more than the $4 billion,
Photos (cc) Heather RasleyAbandoned industrial land in Bushwick, one of 17 NYC neighborhoods receiving Brownfield Opportunity Area funds
Some of New York's least friendly spaces -- its brownfields -- hold the
PlaNYC could benefit from more collaboration in the planning process.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg's unprecedented long-term sustainability plan for New York City, PlaNYC2030, is a year old. But the failure (at least
Last Updated (Tuesday, August 26, 2014 01:47 PM)
Photo (cc) Paul GoyetteAffordable housing is becoming harder to find across the board.
As New York City grows, it will need more affordable housing.
A city cannot be truly sustainable
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Negotiations continue on a plan to create a city-wide, high-speed fiber optic network.
On April 15, after months of negotiations, Verizon announced it would
Last Updated (Wednesday, August 27, 2014 12:08 PM)