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East Village »

A developer plans to build a 12-story, mixed-used building on the site, records show.

Midtown East »

The E. 54th St. building needed to include affordable homes in order to build to 237 feet.

Chelsea »

Construction barriers and scaffolding have made 132 W. 26th St. an "eyesore," locals said.

East Harlem »

The Salvation Army filed the demolition and new building permits on the same day.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

David Scalza's "Courtyard Garden D’Arte" is a recreation of his dismantled sculpture garden.

Astoria »

Someone scrawled the words "Cat Killer Here" on a piece of construction plywood at the site.

Sugar Hill »

The landlord filed demolition permits with the city, but it's unclear what will replace the station.

Flatiron »

Pergola hasn't renewed a permit allowing it to operate as a food and drinking spot since July 2014.

Prospect Heights »

Tenants at 85 Eastern Parkway say their landlord is illegally subdividing apartments into smaller units.

Williamsburg »

Plans filed with the DOB for 120 South 4th St. were for a different building, a contractor discovered.

Williamsburg »

The three men were briefly buried while digging out a yard, FDNY officials said.  

Melrose »

The center on 3rd Avenue was originally expected to open in January but has been pushed back to summer.

Upper East Side »

Bricks from a building's facade fell on East 63rd Street Monday, causing days-long street closures.

Upper East Side »

East 63rd Street between York and Second Avenues remains closed three days after the incident.