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All-Girls School Plans 3-Story Addition With Gym, Performing Arts Studios

The Chapin School is applying for zoning changes to build an addition on the Upper East Side.

Upper East Side »

Con Ed Repairs to East River Esplanade Have Made Conditions Worse, CB Says

Con Ed agreed to return a six-block stretch of the esplanade to city control and make certain repairs.

Upper East Side »

Hunter College to Open Private Park to Public on Weekends

Poses Park on East 68th Street was closed to the public in 2009.

Upper East Side »

Drug Treatment Center Eyeing 79th Street Location

Safe Harbor, which maintains a residential facility in the Hamptons, wants to open a local outpost.

Upper East Side »

Locals Worry Cornell Tech Tower Will Block Views of Queensboro Bridge

The campus's 26-story residential building will contain more than 350 units.

Upper East Side »

Rockefeller University Plan to Build Lab Over FDR Approved by City Council

The school agreed to several community benefits, including an $8 million investment in the esplanade.

Lenox Hill »

Hunter College's Private Park May Reopen to the Public

Poses Park on East 68th Street could provide open space in an area where it is lacking, locals said.

Upper East Side »

Attendance Log Used Unevenly to Boot Community Board Members, Records Show

Councilman Ben Kallos' attendance criteria wasn't equally applied to members of an UES board.

Fort Greene »

CB2 Bid to Take Over Atlantic Yards Jokingly Compared to Crimea Invasion

Atlantic Yards currently straddles Brooklyn's Community Boards 2, 6 and 8.

Upper East Side »

Delinquent Community Board Members Face Ouster, Councilman Warns

Upper East Side Councilman Ben Kallos introduced a controversial process to reform Community Board 8.

Upper East Side »

Hewitt School Looks to Build Rooftop Addition on Upper East Side

The Hewitt School received Community Board 8's unanimous approval for its expansion plan.

Upper East Side »

UES Community Board Mourns Loss of 'Passionate' 40-Year Member

Helene Simon served on Community Board 8 for 40 years.

Jamaica Hills »

Group Tries to Save Historic Hospital Building From Demolition

The building, designed by famed architect John Russell Pope, served patients with tuberculosis.

Upper East Side »

City Plans Pedestrian Safety Improvements at Dangerous UES Intersection

Two people have been killed at the intersection of 60th Street and Third Avenue in recent years.

Upper East Side »

Upper East Siders Propose Plans to Address Open Space Concerns

One Community Board 8 Member suggested developers should pay for public green space.

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