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Upper West Side


361 Central Park West

New Windows Hamper Landmarks Approval Of Christ Church Conversion at 361 Central Park West

The plan to convert a landmark former Upper West Side church into condominiums is still a no-go at the Landmarks Preservation Commission, though there is now really only one sticking point – the proposed windows on the east side of the building. The building in question is the former First Church of Christ, Scientist of New York City at 361 Central Park West (a.k.a. 1 West 96th Street). The original structure was completed by Carrere & Higgins in 1903.

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132-134 West 83rd Street (boarded up building and brownstone next door), image from Google Maps

Permits Filed: 132 West 83rd Street, Upper West Side

Between landmarking and tight zoning, anti-development forces have almost completely locked down the Upper West Side, with very few new building permit applications filed in the high-demand neighborhood despite plenty of extra capacity on local trains beneath Central…

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1865 Broadway

Vision: 1865 Broadway

YIMBY featured a sneak peek of 1865 Broadway’s potential earlier this year, with renderings by Danny Forster Design Studio depicting the reconfiguration and vertical extension of the building. Since then, the site’s current occupant — the…

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210 West 77th Street

Revealed: Naftali Group’s 210 West 77th Street

YIMBY has the first full rendering of the Naftali Group’s 210 West 77th Street, and the building’s design is impressive, significantly improving upon the structure it is replacing. Thomas Juul-Hansen is designing, and the 25 condominiums will be…

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Rendering of 2230 Broadway, posted by the West Side Rag in 2013

Permits Filed: 2230 Broadway

Earlier today, permits were filed for a 14-story building at 2228-2236 Broadway, on the Upper West Side. It’s hard to know how much of the information on the permit is correct – the total construction…

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606 West 57th Street

Permits Filed: 606 West 57th Street

A few months after TF Cornerstone won approvals for its massive, 1,000-unit-plus development on the Far West Side, SLCE Architects has filed for building permits for the apartment building at 606 West 57th Street. The filing…

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207 West 75th Street

New Look: 207 West 75th Street

UPDATE: Per a reader’s tip, 207 West 75th Street is actually not Landmarked, and the site had to go through BSA review rather than the LPC, which grants special permits. The proposal for a new building at…

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732 West End Avenue

Rooftop View: 732 West End Avenue

YIMBY recently toured 732 West End Avenue, and the views from the building’s rooftop are impressive. The development stands 16 stories tall, and has 14 units in total; construction was controversial due to the neighborhood’s NIMBY politics,…

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Midtown View from One Morningside

Rooftop View: One Morningside Park

Construction is wrapping up on One Morningside Park, located on the corner of Manhattan Avenue and 110th Street, and YIMBY recently ventured up to the top of the building for some photos of the views. GF55…

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