Posts Tagged ‘Housing’

Living at its Greenest

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Dwell OTDT, Our Town Downtown

The Citizen, Chelsea This spacious, architecturally stunning building on West 23rd Street meets all LEED energy efficiency qualifications, making it one of the greenest residential buildings in Manhattan. The triple-layered windows let natural light in and keep noise pollution out. Walls are specially formatted for soundproofing and have an extra layer of drywall for quiet [&hellip
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Funding Boost for Amsterdam Addition

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

The Amsterdam Addition, a 175-unit, 27-story building constructed in 1974, is virtually indistinguishable from any other public housing under the New York City Housing Authority’s domain. But unlike most federal public housing in the city, Amsterdam Addition, along with 20 other properties, was developed by the city and state. And when the State Legislature cut [&hellip
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HOUSING ANNIVERSARY

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

Last week, Council Member Gale Brewer celebrated the 60th anniversary of the city’s housing authority (NYCHA) at the historic Amsterdam Houses, at 205 W. 61st St. Brewer joined authority Chairman Ricardo Morales in hosting the proclamation commemorating the Amsterdam Houses, one of the first public housing developments in Manhattan
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