West 95th Street

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TIMELINE: Foes of UWS Shelter Hope Crime Drops With Fewer Homeless Tenants

The two West 95th Street buildings started as illegal hotels and later housed 400 homeless people.

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Homeless Shelter Will Miss Deadline to Move Out Half Its Tenants, City Says

The shelter was supposed to move out 200 residents by Nov. 1 under an agreement with the city.

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MAP: 52 Pedestrians Hit by Cars on West End Ave. in Past 2 Years

The city is preparing to unveil new safety plans Thursday for the residential corridor.

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Traffic Changes Made to Intersection of Fatal UWS Crash, DOT Says

The department changed crossing times at West End Avenue and 95th Street after Jean Chambers' death.

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Family Demands Safer Streets at Vigil for Woman Killed at UWS Intersection

Jean Chambers was hit by an SUV while crossing West 95th Street at West End Avenue.

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New Restrictions Planned at UWS Intersection After Fatal Crash

The DOT may add a speed bump and more crossing time for pedestrians at W. 95th Street and West End Ave.

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Woman Struck and Killed Near Dangerous UWS Intersection

Jean Chambers was killed Thursday morning near an intersection that prompted a pedestrian safety law.

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NYPD Commander Agrees to Stop Raids at UWS Homeless Shelter Amid Protest

Members of the activist group Picture the Homeless crowded a community precinct meeting Wednesday.

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Bratton Ends Raids on UWS Homeless Shelter

Commissioner Bratton said the raids were "well-intended" but would not continue. 

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UWS Police Raid Controversial Shelter, Arrest 22 People

Twenty-two individuals were arrested from the shelter for having outstanding warrants, police said. 

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4 Teens Arrested After Fight Sparks Gunfire on UWS Street, Police Say

Two rival crews got into a scuffle on West 95th Street last week, police said. 

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City to Cut Homeless Population at Controversial UWS Shelter by Half

Half of Freedom House's 400 homeless residents will be removed by Nov. 1.

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New UWS Councilwoman Helen Rosenthal to Tackle Homeless Shelter, Bike Lane

Rosenthal talked to DNAinfo New York about her top goals for the neighborhood. 

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Upper West Side Block to Get $50K in Antique-Looking Lampposts

The block is replacing its streetlights with bishop's crook lampposts thanks to a $50K grant.

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Neighborhood Group Files Lawsuit Against City Over UWS Shelter

Neighborhood in the Nineties is suing the city over a controversial West 95th Street shelter.

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