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Queens to get new tallest building after deal is approved

The MTA board approved a deal on Wednesday that will give developers the right to build the tallest building in Queens. The massive apartment tower will have up to 77… | Metro | New York Post

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David Copperfield’s rooftop pool floods building below

Now you see it, now you don’t. The water in magician David Copperfield’s rooftop pool vanished – and flooded his penthouse apartment as well as multiple floors of his New York City apartment building on East 57th Street. myfoxny.com – NYC News

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NYC pre-K to share building with center that treats ex-cons, drug addicts

A New York City pre-kindergarten center will be housed in a building that also has an outpatient facility that assists ex-convicts and drug addicts, DNAinfo.com reported Thursday. The pre-kindergarten, which will have 108 seats, will be in the same Manhattan building at Exponents, which treats patients battling drug and alcohol abuse as well as those […]

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City Living: Young and creative types are building a friendly community in Bushwick

“Everything’s been changing a little bit rapidly.” amNewYork

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New York City Marks One-Year Anniversary Of Deadly Harlem Building Explosion

New York City Marks One-Year Anniversary Of Deadly Harlem Building Explosion “Without warning, their world changed in an instant,” New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio told mourners at the vigil Thursday in front of the empty lot where Camacho's building once stood. Family members of the victims, as well as community members and … Read […]

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My building became an illegal-hotel nightmare

BY AUDREY SMALTZ  |  I moved into my apartment at 15 W. 55th St. in 1977. That building has been my home and its tenants have been my neighbors for more than 35 years. For most of those years, everyone in the building knew one another and there was a genuine sense of safety and community. Now, things […]

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PHOTOS: Former Landmark Building Demolished to Make Way for Condos

PHOTOS: Former Landmark Building Demolished to Make Way for Condos

The former home of Veranda on Seventh Ave. South will be replaced by six stories of condos and retail. Home Page Top Stories on DNAINFO.com – Friday, March 6, 2015 | 2:09am

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A fire broke out in a building on the Columbia University campus late on Tuesday, March 3. Student housing at the scene was reportedly evacuated. (Credit: Mikaela Davis, via Twitter)

Barnard College Dorm Building Reportedly Evacuated After Fire

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An extra-alarm fire broke out late Tuesday in a building on the Columbia University campus, reportedly prompting the evacuation of the Barnard College dormitory. The 2-alarm fire was reported around 11:30 p.m. in the building at 600 W. 116th St., according to a tweet from the FDNY. A Barnard College residence […]

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The celebs who have lived at Taylor Swift’s NYC building

The star-studded 155 Franklin St., a 10-unit condominium building in Tribeca, has seen good activity in the past year involving some glitzy names in the entertainment industry. Here’s a look… | Real Estate | New York Post

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Owner of building above Underground Railroad loses addition bid

The owner of a historic, Chelsea building that is the sole vestige of the Underground Railroad in New York has lost his bid to keep a fifth-floor addition he built… | Metro | New York Post

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Last year there was speculation that this tower was planned for 101 Murray St., but the developer shot down the rumors. There

Still not this: As demolition begins, no renderings for Murray St. building to be, but a new address

Last year there was speculation that this tower was planned for 101 Murray St., but the developer shot down the rumors. There’s still no rendering for the Murray St. building, whose new address will be 111 Murray. BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC | Thirty Park Place, at 926 feet, and 56 Leonard, at 821 feet, still win. […]

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Squatter rents out Queens building

Residents and business owners told Fox 5 that a block of apartments in Jamaica, Queens, has been empty for more than 10 years until a squatter took over and rented out rooms to hard-working people. Now one single mom is caught in a dangerous housing nightmare. Every day, Otalia John brings her 1-year-old daughter, Arianna, […]

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Luxurious Avenue D building offers subway shuttle service

Tenants who can afford to pay $ 5,000 a month in rent for a three-bedroom apartment near Avenue D won’t have to schlep to the subway with everyone else in the… | Metro | New York Post

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NYC Building Inspectors Allegedly Took Bribes To Kick Out Poor Tenants

NYC Building Inspectors Allegedly Took Bribes To Kick Out Poor Tenants

A massive corruption-related indictment naming dozens of employees from the Department of Building, Department, Housing Preservation and Development, and property managers alleges that a number of city inspectors were bribed by landlords who wanted to push out tenants paying lower rents. [ more › ] Gothamist

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Building inspectors, contractors in bribery scheme

A year-long investigation into landlords, building inspectors and contractors in New York City found dozens were taking part in a pay-to play scheme, according to city officials.  One landlord was charged with handing $ 600 in cash to an undercover officer posing as a housing inspector.  Another landlord was accused of giving the same undercover […]

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