Liv Lansdale talks with Zambian Grandmaster of chess, Amon Simutowe. Overflowing with wisdom, he discusses his upbringing, life lessons learned through chess, and being the first from his nation to achieve Grandmaster status.
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.
Community Board 10 voted to approve a rezoning plan Wednesday that would allow Artimus Construction to turn a historic church into apartments and a community art space.
Volunteer docent Thomas Fedorek agrees that outside funding is essential for the preservation of Saint John the Divine.
While some residents believe that the development on the site of a former BP gas station, which closed in 2012, will benefit the area, others felt that they were not properly consulted about their views on the project before a developer was chosen.
A new affordable housing building in Harlem, intended to replace dilapidated units next door, has been stalled for months with no completion date in sight.
A public hearing on a proposed new development in Harlem turned rambunctious Thursday evening, as residents argued that the National Urban League’s plan to move its headquarters back to Harlem would increase gentrification.
After two years of stalled construction, a luxury apartment building on 121st Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard is preparing to welcome tenants next month—if they can afford the high rents.
The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine selected a developer in its controversial project to build residential apartments on the north side of the cathedral grounds.
Jewish Home Lifecare’s plan to build a nursing home in a parking lot on West 97th Street is facing renewed opposition after a study found that construction on the lot could release toxic levels of lead into the air.
Apr 24, 3:34pm
Gerry Visco, the Classics academic administrator for 18 years, is easily recognizable by her bright eyeshadow, platinum tousled hair, and eccentric style. She has earned three degrees from Columbia including... Read More
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Check out these stories in this week’s edition of The Eye. I Woke Up Like This: Former Spectator Managing Editor Finn Vigeland joins four Columbians—two students and two administrators—in their morning routines... Read More
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