Fight Over East Harlem Playground, Targeted For Rentals, Heats Up

NY Curbed reports that makes a park a park? That’s the question at the center of a lawsuit, filed by several preservation groups (including the Municipal Art Society, New Yorkers for Parks, and Carnegie Hill Neighbors), that aims to stop the rise of a 68-story rental building on East 96th Street. Continue Reading →

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Battle Brews Over Harlem Marx Brothers Playground

Bloomberg reports that Groucho Marx once said that politics is the art of looking for trouble. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito have found it in a playground named for the comedian and his brothers in their old neighborhood on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Continue Reading →

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Harlem 68 Story Rental Almost Approved

NY Curbed reports that the following the City Planning Commission’s approval, a City Council subcommittee approved a 1,100-unit residential building being developed by AvalonBay in East Harlem, Crain’s reports. Continue Reading →

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