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Large swath of city-owned property is underutilized: report

Large swath of city-owned property is underutilized: report

City agencies control 14,000 properties across the five boroughs — but a hefty chunk of these aren’t being used,...

REBNY strikes back against supertall criticism

REBNY strikes back against supertall criticism

The Real Estate Board of New York is having none of the backlash toward Midtown’s new generation of supertall...

Glen reluctant on commercial rent control measures

Glen reluctant on commercial rent control measures

Alicia Glen is having none of this commercial rent control business. The city’s deputy mayor for housing and economic...

From Left: Madison Square Garden, interior and exterior of Penn Station

New Penn Station would trigger neighborhood real estate development boom

Moving Madison Square Garden and revamping the underlying Penn Station would recast the entire surrounding neighborhood, Crain’s reported, citing...

From left: MAS President Vin Cipolla, SHoP partner Vishaan Chakrabarti and Penn Station

Architecture firms’ plans for Penn Station include moving transit hub, building housing and offices

Four prominent architectural firms will present their proposals for a reimagined Penn Station today, as part of a Municipal Arts Society initiative launched last...

Vin Cipolla and Madison Square Garden

Municipal Arts Society enlists prominent architects to find Madison Square Garden a new home

Non-profit organization the Municipal Arts Society has recruited four noted architectural firms to find a new nest for Madison Square Garden and lend their...

MAS President Vin Cipolla and Midtown East

Midtown East rezoning could place historic properties in jeopardy

Preservationists and three Manhattan community boards are warning that Mayor Bloomberg’s massive Midtown East rezoning plan would harm the...

Municipal Arts Society President Vin Cipolla

Municipal Arts Society eyes libraries for housing

 City developers may want to book it to...

Lisa Kersavage, senior director for preservation and sustainability at the Municipal Arts Society

New York City’s landmarked buildings may be greener than they appear

Old, outdated buildings, which constitute over half of the city’s 838,337 properties and are often seen as energy hogs...

Planning society suggests measures to upkeep Garment District

Planning society suggests measures to upkeep Garment District

The city’s fashion industry generates $9 billion in total wages and contributes $1.7 billion in annual tax revenue, a...

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