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WORRIES OVER COLUMBUS SQ. CONSTRUCTION

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Park West Village residents near the Columbus Square development met with Department of Buildings officials earlier this month to discuss safety in the area. The Dec. 3 meeting, held at Second Presbyterian Church on Central Park West and West 96th Street, was organized after an Oct. 8 crane malfunction caused a counterweight to crash through [&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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Columbus Sq. Labor Fracas

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Rats and pigs are the newest tenants of the Columbus Square rental complex, along Columbus Avenue in the upper West 90s. The giant inflatable rodent, which at press time had been replaced with a cigar-smoking pig, are both the handiwork of local labor unions protesting the switch to non-union workers at the construction site. Co-developers [&hellip
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MANDELL SCHOOL GETS NEW SPACE

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The Mandell School is set to construct a new 50,000-square-foot addition to its facilities in Columbus Square, a new development between Columbus and Amsterdam avenues and West 97th and 100th streets. The school facility, scheduled to be finished by September 2010, will be housed in a new 15-story apartment building. With the space yet to [&hellip
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