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Meatpacking District »

Madewell Store Coming To Meatpacking District In 2016, Company Says

The clothing retailer signed a lease for the old R&L Restaurant space on Gansevoort Street.

Jackson Heights »

Jackson Heights Historic District Home Sells for $1.3M, Records Show

The semi-detached brick home shattered records for homes in the Jackson Heights historic district.

Washington Heights »

Uptown Cheers Decision to Lower Height of Controversial NJ Office Tower

LG agreed to lower the height of the tower along the Palisades in order to preserve views.

Vinegar Hill »

Landmarked Vinegar Hill Townhouse Sells for Record-Breaking $3.35M

69 Gold St. broke the record of highest sale price for a townhouse in Vinegar Hill, a broker said.

Union Square »

Glass Dome Could Rise Over Union Square's Landmarked Tammany Hall

BKSK Architects proposed a 30-foot glass dome as part of an overhaul of 44 Union Square East. 

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

'Flatbush Trees' Sculpture Awaits Multicolored Makeover as Locals Fundraise

An installation artist needs $10,000 to begin a long-planned refurbishment of the Brooklyn fixture.

Lower East Side »

Museum at Eldridge Street Launches Exhibit About Synagogue's Past

The $325,000 exhibit and visitors center will showcase the Lower East Side synagogue's history.

Upper East Side »

LPC Says Landlord Warehoused Units in Rejecting Demolition Bid

The Landmarks Preservation Commission denied a request to raze two landmarked buildings in the E. 60s.

Upper East Side »

Upper Park Avenue Designated a Historic District

The new district covers a 12-block stretch from East 79th to East 91st streets. 

Prospect Heights »

Beast Bar Closing Its Doors After a Decade on Vanderbilt Avenue

The owner said she plans to take a break and wants to take a road trip with her dog.

Fort Greene »

DeKalb Ave. Eatery Tries to Rehang Downed 'Liquor Store' Sign From 1970s

The owners of Colonia Verde at 219 DeKalb Ave. want to rehang the 1970s-era sign.

Upper West Side »

Massive Fire Engulfs Landmarked UWS Building

About 10 firefighters suffered minor injuries in a four-alarm fire on W. 76th Street near Central Park.

Upper East Side »

Neighbors Fight Plan to Expand Landmarked Madison Ave. Building

Residents of an East 68th Street building are opposing a plan to build out an adjacent courtyard.

Williamsburg »

Locals Blast Plan for Event Space in Williamsburgh Savings Bank

Residents said they feared the 1,000-person event space would bring traffic and noise to the area. 

East Village »

Advocates Push to Landmark 14th St. Synagogue in Face of Development

Preservationists want to prevent Town & Village Synagogue on East 14th Street from being demolished.