Abyssinian Development Corporation has promised that construction will begin again in May on the controversial Ennis Francis II houses on West 123rd Street.
A 24th Precinct police officer who was seriously injured in a car accident while on duty in 2006 has been granted the entirety of the $11,263,944 he was initially awarded by the New York Supreme Court for damages from the city, according to court records.
A long-controversial homeless shelter on the Upper West Side will cut its number of residents in half from 400 to 200, Comptroller Scott Stringer and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, GS ’97, announced jointly on Monday after meeting with the Department of Homeless Services.
The rally was the latest development in an escalating battle between tenant groups and HPD, after U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development budget cuts forced HPD to reduce voucher sizes and ask residents to move into smaller apartments.
The intersection at 96th Street and Broadway is officially going under the knife.
In its ruling, the court rejected locals’ claim that the area was “over-saturated” with support housing, an argument used since the shelter opened in 2012.
The State Assembly and City Council, with support from Community Board 7, have drafted legislation that would prevent landlord discrimination in city apartment buildings.
Albert Bialek, the building’s owner, has told Spectator over the past two weeks that a new lease agreement will be announced within the next two weeks. While he would not share the name of the company signing the lease, Bialek said that he is happy with the plan.
Manhattan residents proposed solutions ranging from better enforcement of red-light turns to educating cyclists at Wednesday's town hall.
As Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero plan ramps up efforts to eliminate pedestrian fatalities, the number of traffic collisions are still rising on the Upper West Side.
Apr 19, 3:15pm
This is the first in a two-part series on the NYC apartment struggle. Part I will cover looking for housing and visiting. Part II will cover finding roommates and settling... Read More
Apr 19, 12:50pm
Towering tanks of liquid nitrogen and carts of chemicals are wheeled in and out of labs in Havemeyer and Chandler, but what’s really behind the locked doors of these research... Read More
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