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Bloomberg’s Parting Gift

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

A misguided effort to privatize our public assets, build new luxury high-rises By Nick Prigo In this final year of the Bloomberg administration, the Upper West Side has been targeted for another round of massive development. Simultaneous proposals from the Department of Education (DOE) and the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) are looking to [&hellip
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Community Calendar

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Thursday, May 16 Community Board 1 Quality of Life Committee meeting, 6 p.m., Community Board #1 Office, 49-51 Chambers Street, Room 709 Community Board 2 SLA Licensing II meeting, 6:30 p.m., St. Anthony of Padua, 151-155 Sullivan St. Lower Hall Monday, May 20 Community Board 3 SLA & DCA Licensing Committee meeting, 6:30 p.m., University [&hellip
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One World Trade Center Tallest Building in U.S.

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

On Friday, May 10, workers finished installing the spire atop One World Trade Center, making it officially the tallest building in the United States at a symbolic 1,776 feet. The spire itself is 408 feet tall. The Associated Press reported that the spire, when finished and active, will serve as a broadcast antenna and keep [&hellip
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