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NYC gets $2.3M in state development funds

In Uncategorized on October 30, 2006 at 10:06 pm

The Empire State Development Corp. awarded more than $2.3 million to New York City to help build a new park on the waterfront near Yankee Stadium and to convert a public school in the South Bronx to mixed use housing. Read the rest of this entry »

Coney developers forcing out rides, games, shops

In Uncategorized on October 30, 2006 at 9:30 pm

‘We were all hoping for one more season’ Read the rest of this entry »

'BUILDING' TENSION ON EAST SIDE

In Manhattan on October 30, 2006 at 9:18 pm

Demolition is underway on the site of Manhattan’s largest ongoing real-estate project after Ground Zero, with the builder and neighbors squaring off over the height, size and use of buildings in the 9.8-acre development. Read the rest of this entry »

A Greening, of Sorts, Begins for the Brooklyn Navy Yard

In Uncategorized on October 30, 2006 at 9:13 pm

After losing its anchor tenant in the mid-1980s, the Brooklyn Navy Yard struggled to be a viable center for manufacturing and industrial jobs. The number of tenants dwindled, and the physical plant declined. In the late 1990s, after years of neglect, one of the piers collapsed into the East River, a rare loss of waterfront property in a city where space is typically added, not subtracted. Read the rest of this entry »

New Boutique Hotel Checking In On Fourth Ave.

In Uncategorized on October 27, 2006 at 7:07 pm

An eight-story boutique hotel with breathtaking views of the Gowanus Canal Read the rest of this entry »

Admirals Row sunk

In Uncategorized on October 25, 2006 at 1:46 pm

Ruined Navy Yard homes set to be razed for market Read the rest of this entry »

Spanning the ages: 75 years!

In Manhattan on October 25, 2006 at 1:43 pm

George Washington Bridge marks decades as vital city link Read the rest of this entry »

City Seeks Designers for Park on Governors Island

In Manhattan on October 25, 2006 at 1:37 pm

The city is moving to select a design team for a 40-acre public park, a two-mile waterfront promenade, and open space on Governors Island. Read the rest of this entry »

Deep Sea Creatures Surface In a Big Way At Revamped Brooklyn Aquarium

In Uncategorized on October 23, 2006 at 6:52 pm

 

Part of West 8 with Weisz & Yoes Architecture’s proposal includes a massive jellyfish-like structure.
Part of West 8 with Weisz & Yoes Architecture’s proposal includes a massive jellyfish-like structure.

And a massive magenta jellyfish shall lead them—to the New York Aquarium? Read the rest of this entry »

BASS AND BLUES FILL SHORE AREAS

In Uncategorized on October 23, 2006 at 6:49 pm

THE beach action from Montauk Point to Breezy Point has been a surfcasters dream with bass and blues blitzing the shore areas. Read the rest of this entry »