Still Rental Deals to be Found on the Upper West Side

by - May 27, 2010 at 12:52 am - - Comments Off on Still Rental Deals to be Found on the Upper West Side

Apartments at 302 Columbus Avenue, the old J.M. Horton Ice Cream Company building.

Apartments at 302 Columbus Avenue, the old J.M. Horton Ice Cream Company building.

Throughout the city, rents have been rising gradually, and fewer apartments are sitting empty. But the Upper West Side rental market is a mixed picture, according to a rental market report Read More / Comment »

Wine Bar Proposal at 25 CPW Has Residents Fuming (Updated)

by - May 26, 2010 at 1:05 am - - 2 Comments

25 cpwCall it the battle of the Century.

The exceptionally rich and tremendously powerful residents of 15 and 25 Central Park West are girding for battle against a businessman who wants to install a cafe/wine bar in the Read More / Comment »

Battle Over Upper West Side Mega-Development Begins

by - May 24, 2010 at 5:51 pm - - Comments Off on Battle Over Upper West Side Mega-Development Begins

Extell’s Riverside Center project was certified by the city Planning Commission today, meaning the seven-month battle over the largest development proposal in the neighborhood is about to start. Read More / Comment »

Conan O’Brien Sells Upper West Side Duplex

by - May 24, 2010 at 1:28 pm - - Comments Off on Conan O’Brien Sells Upper West Side Duplex

It’s official. Conan is leaving us. He has found a buyer for his 17th-floor duplex in the Majestic at 72nd Street and Central Park West, the Wall Street Journal reported. The buyer was willing to pay the $29.5 million asking price, or close to it, the Journal says. Read More / Comment »

Cuomo Says the Apthorp Can Go Condo

by - May 19, 2010 at 9:17 pm - - Comments Off on Cuomo Says the Apthorp Can Go Condo

cuomoIn the end, nothing could stop the landmark Apthorp building, probably the most famous rental in Manhattan, from becoming a condo — not lawsuits between the owners, not complaints about lead and asbestos, not even Read More / Comment »

70th Street Balconies Unsafe; Residents Told to Stay Off. (Updated with Building Addresses)

by - May 18, 2010 at 10:54 am - - Comments Off on 70th Street Balconies Unsafe; Residents Told to Stay Off. (Updated with Building Addresses)

balconiesThe balconies on a building at West 70th Street and Broadway have been deemed unsafe by the city and residents have been told not to walk on them for fear they could give way Read More / Comment »

Loyal Butler Gets the Keys to 2 Dakota Apartments

by - May 16, 2010 at 10:45 pm - - 1 Comment

dakotaIndra Tamang, a Nepalese immigrant who served as a butler and caretaker to a wealthy New York family in the Dakota for 25 years, won the trust and friendship of the people he worked for. He also inherited Read More / Comment »

City Council Designates West Park Presbyterian a Landmark

by - May 13, 2010 at 1:02 am - - Comments Off on City Council Designates West Park Presbyterian a Landmark

westpark2West Park Presbyterian, the church at 86th Street and Amsterdam Avenue that has had church members and preservationists at each others’ throats for months is now a landmark, courtesy of Read More / Comment »

Very Skinny Condo Building on West 86th Wins Approval

by - May 6, 2010 at 1:01 pm - - Comments Off on Very Skinny Condo Building on West 86th Wins Approval

A developer has been wanting to build a 17-story building on a 20-foot-wide plot of land on 86th Street for the past decade. A couple of weeks ago, he received approval to do so from Read More / Comment »

Most Local Rents Rising, but 2-Bedrooms Getting Cheaper

by - April 29, 2010 at 8:05 am - - Comments Off on Most Local Rents Rising, but 2-Bedrooms Getting Cheaper

rental aptThe rental market’s prolonged slump may be over, as rents in the neighborhood inched upwards this month, after stabilizing last month. But prices for the average 2-bedroom Read More / Comment »

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