Posts Tagged ‘brownstones’

Tax Incentive Could Make UWS Greener

Written by Joanna Fantozzi on . Posted in Breaking News, News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

Green Space A new bill would give building owners a tax credit for converting their concrete backyards into green space During major storms like hurricane Sandy, New York City is an easy target for flooding, because the area of impermeable surfaces, like concrete and asphalt, outweigh permeable surfaces, like grass, throughout the city. As a result, after [&hellip
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Push to Halt Columbia Demo Plan

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

The push to create a Morningside Heights historic district suffered a setback late last year, when the Department of Buildings granted Columbia University permits to demolish three century-old brownstones. By summer 2010, these buildings—Nos. 408, 410 and 412 W. 115th St., between Morningside Drive and Amsterdam Avenue—are expected to be gone. But a local group [&hellip
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