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Chelsea »

Chun Woo Realty Corp plans to replace the two existing buildings with one designed by Gene Kaufman. 

Great Kills »

A developer filed plans for three four-story buildings near the Great Kills Marina.  

Crown Heights »

Work was being done on the roof of the building at the time of the collapse, officials said.

East New York »

The project will include ground-floor retail and below-market-rate apartments, records show.

Kew Gardens »

The hotel said it had to cancel the stays because its rooms sustained water damage.

East Harlem »

Now the residents and the city are both suing the East Harlem landlord.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Tenants including artist Mary Beth McKenzie say the Loft Board approved plans contrary to its own rules.

Mount Hope »

The building is reportedly home to many elderly and disabled people, according to DOB records.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Two workers were thrown from a lift after it struck a pole at One Manhattan West, a DOB spokesman said.

Mott Haven »

One person suffered life-threatening injuries in the collapse, officials said.

Chelsea »

A sign in the elevator at Chelsea Hall suggests residents "obtain deliveries" while repairs take place.

Financial District »

Juan Chonillo was a father of five who'd emigrated from Ecuador about 10 years ago, family said.

Chelsea »

The building on West 21st Street has also been the site of illegal Airbnb rentals, the city said. 

Yorkville »

The East End Avenue site has racked up 122 noise complaints between 2014 and June 30, 2016.

Briarwood »

The landlord is planning to replace the diner with a seven-story building.