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Another Empire State Building Is Located On Broadway

Another Empire State Building Is Located On Broadway

Did you know there’s another building called the Empire State Building? It’s significantly shorter and less iconic, but it did have the name first. According to Curbed, 640 Broadway was built in 1897, and above its entryway were the words “Empire State Building,” which will reappear following a proposed restoration. [ more › ] Gothamist

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Work resumes at Western Hemisphere’s tallest residential building

Here’s the skinny on the tallest residential building in the Western Hemisphere, 432 Park Ave. The DOB rescinded its stop work order, which came last week following the crash of… | Real Estate | New York Post

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Deadly fire rips through Brooklyn building

One person was killed and seven others injured in a fire near the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Wednesday. Flames broke out at about 3:25 a.m. at 267 Flatbush Ave. between St. Marks St. and 6th Ave. Heavy smoke continued to pour out hours later. A 46-year-old man died reportedly after jumping from the building […]

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In New Civic Tech Hub, A Family Legacy of Community Building Continues

An early Civic Hall presentation for beta members (photo: @VeronicaLudwig) NEW YORK—On Tuesday Andrew Rasiej and his business partner Micah Sifry will open Civic Hall, a 21st century community center and event space for New York City’s rapidly growing civic technology sector. The space will be a central hub where hacktivists, data geeks, and government […]

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Ideas for W.T.C. arts center taking shape, although building remains on hold

Maggie Boepple, president of the World Trade Center’s Performing Arts Center. Downtown Express photo by Dusica Sue Malesevic. BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  | The World Trade Center Performing Arts Center — an important part of the original plan for the site but which has been plagued with delays — still does not have an architect, […]

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The crumbling building that captured my heart

I am losing the haunted house of my New York City romantic imagination — the former church at 344 W. 36th St., slated to come down for a new hotel…. | Real Estate | New York Post

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Inditex buys $280M Soho building for new Zara store

Spain’s Inditex paid $ 280 million for a retail condominium of 47,361 square feet at 503-511 Broadway in Soho for a new Zara store, the company confirmed. David Ash of Prince… | Real Estate | New York Post

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Building Toward a Goal of Reducing Emissions in New York City by 80 Percent

Building Toward a Goal of Reducing Emissions in New York City by 80 Percent On the eve of the People's Climate March in September, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced an ambitious goal: The city, he said, would reduce its greenhouse gas emissions 80 percent by 2050. The pledge was hailed by climate experts, environmental … Read […]

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GGP & Sutton grab Crown Building for $1.75B+

Moving fast before an auction got fully-formed, Jeff Sutton and GGP have signed a deal to purchase the coveted Crown Building just days after it came onto the market, The… | Real Estate | New York Post

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5-Alarm Fire Rips Through Residential Building In Ozone Park, Queens

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An extra-alarm fire was raging late Thursday afternoon in a building in Ozone Park, Queens. The fire broke out around 4:30 p.m. Thursday in the residential building at 103-45 97th St. in Queens, near Liberty Avenue, fire officials told 1010 WINS. 5-Alarm Fire Rips Through Residential Building In Ozone Park, Queens […]

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Building owners sue city over Hollister store’s beach display

All the leaves are brown, and the sky is gray, but the owners of a midtown skyscraper featuring live video feeds of a west coast beach on its facade say… | Metro | New York Post

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Empire State Building: Still Top of the Heat

In September 2001, just a few days after the World Trade Center was destroyed, I found myself outside a Broadway theater, looking up at what was, once again, the tallest building in New York. But it was a foggy night, and for a split second, part of the Empire State Building disappeared from view. Reflexively, […]

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Cop Fatally Shoots Man In Stairwell Of Brooklyn Building

Cop Fatally Shoots Man In Stairwell Of Brooklyn Building

An unidentified man was fatally shot in the chest by an NYPD officer in the stairwell of a public housing project in East New York last night. The NYPD has not said whether the man was armed. [ more › ] Gothamist

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Fire rips through Brooklyn building

A man in his 20s was killed in a fire that broke out during frigid temperatures in Flatbush, Brooklyn, said police. Fourteen people were injured including five critically when flames erupted on Wednesday at about 12:38 a.m. on Flatbush Ave. and Farragut Rd. The blaze was brought under control at 1:55 a.m. myfoxny.com – NYC News

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Century-Old Building to be Demolished to Make Way for Condos

Century-Old Building to be Demolished to Make Way for Condos

The Downtown Brooklyn building, at 88 Schermerhorn St., was recently sold to developers for $ 11 million. Home Page Top Stories on DNAINFO.com – Wednesday, November 19, 2014 | 12:09pm

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