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Sorry, developers: The Boerum Hill historic district is expanding

Sorry, developers: The Boerum Hill historic district is expanding

The Boerum Hill Historic District is getting about 300 buildings larger. The Landmarks Preservation Commission agreed to broaden the...

Sorry, developers: The Boerum Hill historic district is expanding
Revealed: Condo project on East Village gas explosion site

Revealed: Condo project on East Village gas explosion site

The first set of renderings are out for the condominium project at the site of a 2015 gas explosion...

Revealed: Condo project on East Village gas explosion site
Developers, good luck trying to go all out in Central Harlem

Developers, good luck trying to go all out in Central Harlem

The Landmarks Preservation Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to create a new historic district between Lenox Avenue and Adam Clayton...

Developers, good luck trying to go all out in Central Harlem
New tax law could make restoring historic buildings more difficult

New tax law could make restoring historic buildings more difficult

The new Republican tax law could be damaging to developers who plan to restore historic buildings. The law altered...

New tax law could make restoring historic buildings more difficult
Preservationists want the city to expand the Madison Square North Historic District

Preservationists want the city to expand the Madison Square North Historic District

Manhattan preservationists are hoping the city will make the Madison Square North Historic District three blocks bigger. Several elected...

Preservationists want the city to expand the Madison Square North Historic District
Dumbo’s cobblestone streets might have to be replaced

Dumbo’s cobblestone streets might have to be replaced

The cobblestone streets in Brooklyn’s Dumbo neighborhood may have to be removed in order to comply with the Americans...

Dumbo’s cobblestone streets might have to be replaced
Judge tosses lawsuit holding up Gansevoort Street development

Judge tosses lawsuit holding up Gansevoort Street development

It seems Aurora Capital Associates and William Gottlieb Real Estate’s embattled Gansevoort Street development will soon be able to...

Judge tosses lawsuit holding up Gansevoort Street development
Meatpacking District projects advance amid Landmarks approvals

Meatpacking District projects advance amid Landmarks approvals

Despite forceful opposition from preservationists, two major developments in the Gansevoort Market Historic District are moving forward. The Landmarks...

Meatpacking District projects advance amid Landmarks approvals
Landmarks approves Sullivan-Thompson historic district

Landmarks approves Sullivan-Thompson historic district

A decade-long campaign to block unfettered development in Manhattan’s South Village came to a close yesterday, with the Landmarks...

Landmarks approves Sullivan-Thompson historic district
Landmarks delays vote on Pearl Paint redevelopment

Landmarks delays vote on Pearl Paint redevelopment

Trans World Equities’ plans to redevelop one of Tribeca’s iconic Pearl Paint buildings have hit a snag. The Landmarks...

Landmarks delays vote on Pearl Paint redevelopment
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