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Hudson River Park Trust Plans Pier 97 Renovation

Hudson River Park Trust Plans Pier 97 Renovation

BY WINNIE McCROY | On Apr. 12, nearly 50 community members gathered at the Hotel Trades Council building in Midtown for a meeting of the Waterfront, Parks & Environment Committee (WPE) of Community Board 4, to share their “wish list” of items for the renovation of Pier 97. On hand to discuss the project was […]

Expanding Affordable Housing, Green Space in Hell’s Kitchen

Expanding Affordable Housing, Green Space in Hell’s Kitchen

BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC | The Hell’s Kitchen South Coalition (HKSC) unveiled a draft of its neighborhood plan at their Tues., April 3 meeting. “We are excited to share what we’ve been working on in the past year,” the Reverend Tiffany Triplett Henkel, chair of the coalition’s steering committee, said to kick off the meeting […]

Google Deal Sealed: Chelsea Market is Off the Market

Google Deal Sealed: Chelsea Market is Off the Market

BY WINNIE McCROY | In a move that cements Google’s commitment to the West Side tech corridor, the Internet giant announced on Tues., Mar. 20 their purchase of Chelsea Market from Jamestown for $2.4B. The two companies have agreed to work together to ensure a smooth change of ownership, with Jamestown retaining its role as a […]

JPMorgan Chase’s Big Plans on Park Ave. Create First Skirmish Under East Midtown Rezoning

JPMorgan Chase’s Big Plans on Park Ave. Create First Skirmish Under East Midtown Rezoning

BY PAUL SCHINDLER | Last summer, after more than four years of effort — including an initial false start late in Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s final term — the city approved a major rezoning plan for the East Midtown area from Grand Central Terminal north that will allow for new office tower development while providing funding for […]

Vigil Remembers Hartley House, Hopes for Its Return to Hell’s Kitchen

Vigil Remembers Hartley House, Hopes for Its Return to Hell’s Kitchen

BY NATHAN DICAMILLO | For Hell’s Kitchen natives, Hartley House was their second childhood home. The recently shuttered settlement house at 413 W. 46th St. was a place where Tom Wagner found an outlet for youthful energy and creative expression. “This was when kids roamed the streets,” Wagner recalled of decades past, “when you could […]

“All Arts Have Parity Here” is the Shed’s Sweeping Promise

“All Arts Have Parity Here” is the Shed’s Sweeping Promise

BY WINNIE McCROY | As the emerging Hudson Yards neighborhood continues to carve out its footprint on the West Side, its arts and entertainment centerpiece, the Shed, moves closer to completion. On March 6, Alex Poots, artistic director and CEO of the Shed, presided over a press event announcing their 2019 inaugural season, followed by […]

Fountain House Studio Has Sprawling Space for Artistic Growth

Fountain House Studio Has Sprawling Space for Artistic Growth

BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC | Sanctuary. Sustenance. Spacious. Sunny. Sacred. This is how artists described their new studio space, where work created there is now part of an inaugural show at the Fountain House Gallery in Hell’s Kitchen. Fountain House Studio was about three years in the making, Ariel Willmott, the gallery’s director, said. The […]

Chelsea Market Poised to Flip in $2B+ Sale to Google

Chelsea Market Poised to Flip in $2B+ Sale to Google

BY WINNIE McCROY | After years of local residents wondering about the future of the Chelsea Market, it now appears that Google will purchase the famous food hall from its current owner, Jamestown, for nearly $2.5 billion — in excess of $1,600 per square foot. In fact, Google Maps already lists 75 Ninth Ave. between […]

Gale Brewer Emphasizes Residents’ Input on Land Use Choices, Updating City Charter

Gale Brewer Emphasizes Residents’ Input on Land Use Choices, Updating City Charter

BY PAUL SCHINDLER | In 1989, after the US Supreme Court ruled that New York City’s powerful Board of Estimate, which gave each borough equal say despite enormous population disparities, violated the Constitution’s one person-one vote principle, voters approved the most sweeping Charter revision since the city became unified in 1898. Now, Borough President Gale Brewer […]

Platinum Status is LEED Hudson Yards Story

Platinum Status is LEED Hudson Yards Story

BY WINNIE McCROY | With a number of recent milestones in the construction process and the announcement of new tenants, Hudson Yards is gathering momentum in its quest to become the city’s most connected and sustainable neighborhood. The massive West Side project will feature more than 18M square feet of mixed-use development including shops, residences, […]

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