Posts Tagged ‘building’

Construction in ‘Vacant’ Building

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Among the brownstones and high rises on West 103rd Street between West End Avenue and Riverside Drive, there is one building that appears to be abandoned. Scaffolding hugs the façade, permits from the Department of Buildings plaster the glass front door and windows are covered in plastic. But there are actually six tenants living at [&hellip
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Crane Crushes Sidewalk Shed

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A crane accident on the afternoon of Oct. 8 partly crushed scaffolding that covers a pedestrian walkway at the northeast corner of Columbus Avenue and West 97th Street. Department of Buildings spokesperson Ryan Fitzgibbon said it was not a major accident and there were no reported injuries. The incident occurred, she said, as workers were [&hellip
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POWERHOUSE TESTIMONY HEARD

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Last week, the Landmarks Preservation Commission heard testimony concerning the protection of the 104-year-old powerhouse-turned-steam station on West 58th Street and 11th Avenue. Preservation groups have long urged the city to protect the Beaux Arts-style building, which provided electricity to the city’s subway system in the early 20th century. In 1959, Con Edison bought the [&hellip
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