Amsterdam Houses

Recent Headlines
Upper West Side »

Luxury Real Estate Continues to Boom Next to Struggling School

Eighty percent of P.S. 191 students are disadvantaged in an area with apartments selling for millions. 

Upper West Side »

Education Leaders Consider 'Super Zone' to Allow for Greater School Choice

A committee is considering changes to District 3's boundaries for easier admission to local schools. 

Upper West Side »

Cracked UWS Basketball Courts and Playground to Get $1.55M Renovation

The basketball courts, lighting, pathways, entrances and seating will all be updated under the plan.

Upper West Side »

2 Teens Busted with Illegal Gun After Chase Through Lincoln Center Station

The 16-year-olds were tracked by officers into the Lincoln Center subway station, police said.

Upper West Side »

Cops Seek Man Who Tried to Kidnap Girl on Upper West Side

Police are searching for a man they accuse of attempted kidnapping at the end of July.

Chelsea »

Put NYCHA Under Mayoral Control, Stringer Says

Borough President Scott Stringer wants NYCHA to restructure and be controlled by the mayor.

South Bronx »

High-Tech Security Coming to Public Housing Citywide

NYCHA security upgrades, worth about $42 million, include new intercoms, cameras and electronic key tags.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Protesting 'Grannys' Stage Quiet Performance Outside Lincoln Center

A few Occupy Wall Street protesters joined the Granny Peace Brigade's silent vigil at Lincoln Center.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Fashion Week Means More Than a Month of No Parking Near Lincoln Center

Fashion Week lasts seven days, but the style-heavy event ties up the streets near Lincoln Center for about six weeks.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

NYCHA Officials Get an Earful Over Public Housing Horror Stories

A two-year wait for some repairs and elevators that are out of service for days topped residents' list of complaints.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

NYCHA on Hot Seat for Repairs, Bed Bug Complaints at UWS Meeting

Public housing officials will answer residents' concerns at a public meeting on Monday night.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Lincoln Center Businesses Hoping to Cash in on Fashion Week

Businesses are trying to lure fashionistas off the runways and into the neighborhood to spend money.