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Construction is back on at Pier 55—for real this time

Construction at Pier 55 is back on, and it might actually not get bogged down with lawsuits this time....

State funding for Hudson River Park requires $50M from city

The state approved $50 million to complete the long-delayed Hudson River Park, and on Thursday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo called...

Pier 55 is stayin’ alive: Barry Diller’s fantasy island returns

Barry Diller’s Pier 55 is back from the dead, just in time for Halloween. In a surprise announcement on...

Will Barry Diller’s “wasted” millions on Pier 55 discourage real estate donors?

From the October issue: Barry Diller said he “wasted” $40 million over the last five years. The media mogul and...

How Barry Diller’s Pier 55 project finally went overboard

UPDATED, Sept. 25, 5:39 p.m.: Earlier this month — after years of legal disputes and around $40 million in...

“Diller Island” goes out with a whimper

Douglas Durst can break out the champagne. After more than two years of legal wrangling over the proposed Pier...

De Blasio to Durst: Back off on Barry Diller's Pier 55

“Mr. Durst? Please hold for Mayor Bill de Blasio.” Hizzoner personally put a call in to Douglas Durst last...

Diller Island opponents preparing for next legal challenge

A lawyer for the opponents of Pier 55, the pet project of billionaire media mogul Barry Diller, says a...

Diller Island not dead yet: Groups fire off appeal and new permit application

The Army Corps of Engineers and the Hudson River Park Trust have fired off an appeal to a decision...

Durst admits to backing Pier 55 lawsuit

Douglas Durst admitted to secretly funding a lawsuit to derail Barry Diller’s planned $200 million park on the Hudson River, a battle that erupted in a nasty war of words last year after the...

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