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united charities building 287 park avenue south

Permits Filed to Convert 19th Century Flatiron Office Building to Condos at 287 Park Avenue South

Last fall, Chinese developer Cheerland Investments paid a whopping $129 million for the United Charities office building at 287 Park Avenue South, a nine-story Renaissance Revival structure built in 1892. An insider told the Wall Street Journal that it would be converted to condos, and earlier this week, permits were filed for a residential conversion that would add nine stories to the top.

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Renderings of 212 Fifth Avenue

Landmarks Approves Residential Conversion Of 212 Fifth Avenue

212 Fifth Avenue will see new life as a residential building. On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved changes to the structure, which was originally constructed as an office building in 1913. The redevelopment of the building is being done by Building & Land Technology, Madison Equities and Thor Equities.

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42-44 West 29th Street

Revealed: 42-44 West 29th Street

Another day, another cheap hotel going up on the West Side. Today’s street wall-wrecker sits at 42-44 West 29th Street, wedged in between two pre-war loft buildings on a block where retail mostly caters to wholesale clothing…

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