MTA files to evict co-op for Second Avenue subway work

New York /
Jan.January 08, 2014 11:42 AM

Residents and retailers at the 19-story Upper East Side co-op at 301 East 69th Street have long opposed the Second Avenue subway project, but soon some may be temporarily evicted to make way for it.

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority filed a request late last month in Manhattan Civil Supreme Court to seize the building and compensate tenants and owners who would be displaced for a matter of weeks. Evictions were proposed for six units, including three ground-floor commercial spaces and one residential co-op unit.

The first phase of the project is under way for the stretch between East 63rd Street and East 69th Street, DNAinfo reported. The project will create new subway stations at 72nd Street, 86th Street and 96th Street in time for a December 2016 opening. Part of the construction at 72nd Street, near the co-op, involves building two canopy-sheltered entrances that will use the basement and garage section of the building to connect to the station.

Since construction began in 2007, the MTA has seized 24 buildings through eminent domain, DNAinfo said. [DNAinfo]Mark Maurer


Related Articles

arrow_forward_ios
428 East 89th Street (iStock, Google Maps)
“I am going to kill you”: Tenant from hell wreaks havoc
“I am going to kill you”: Tenant from hell wreaks havoc
1133 Fifth Avenue with John and Jodie Eastman (Google Maps, Getty/Patrick McMullan)
Paul McCartney’s brother-in-law drops $27M on UES penthouse
Paul McCartney’s brother-in-law drops $27M on UES penthouse
The lobby of the Touraine (StreetEasy, iStock)
Sopher’s “incessant” smoking a nuisance to neighbors, condo board says
Sopher’s “incessant” smoking a nuisance to neighbors, condo board says
11 East 93rd Street (Google Maps, Reza Nouranian Design)
Mystery buyer drops $16M on historic UES brownstone
Mystery buyer drops $16M on historic UES brownstone
Gary Barnett and Jay and Stuart Podolsky in front of 1645 First Avenue (Getty, Google Maps)
Gary Barnett site has one problem: the Podolsky brothers
Gary Barnett site has one problem: the Podolsky brothers
Ron Perelman, Blackstone Group executive Tony James and 35-39 East 62nd Street (Getty, Google Maps)
Tony James revealed as buyer of Ron Perelman’s defaulted debt
Tony James revealed as buyer of Ron Perelman’s defaulted debt
1305 Third Avenue and 1307-1309 Third Avenue (Google Maps)
3 UES buildings are slated for demolition
3 UES buildings are slated for demolition
Miki Naftali and the corner of Madison and East 86th Street. (Getty, Google Maps)
Naftali Group nabs $102M loan for UES condo project
Naftali Group nabs $102M loan for UES condo project
arrow_forward_ios

The Deal's newsletters give you the latest scoops, fresh headlines, marketing data, and things to know within the industry.

Loading...