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Brooklyn Heights »

Two groups are suing over the height of the Pierhouse, saying it blocks a city-protected view.

Upper East Side »

Bricks spilled onto East 63rd Street Monday night, officials said.

NoHo »

Annabelle Selldorf is the architect for Aby Rosen's conversion of 350 Lafayette St.

Gramercy »

Alfa Development has the OK to demolish all five of the Third Avenue buildings it bought this summer.

Williamsburg »

The DOB declared the brand-new building structurally unsound on Nov. 24.

Carroll Gardens »

Permits were filed with the city this week for a new building at 356 Baltic St. 

East Harlem »

Developers filed plans to demolish five vacant buildings between East 119th and 120th streets.

Upper West Side »

An engineer was arrested for falsifying a report and claiming the building's façade was safe.

Long Island City »

The plans were filed last month to turn the warehouse at 10-22 46th Ave. into a bowling alley.

East Village »

The owners have applied for demolition permits because they plan to develop the sites.

Kew Gardens »

The house, at 84-62 Beverly Road, was sold last month for $990,000.

Midtown »

The rear of 25 W. 38th St. collapsed at about 10:28 a.m., sources and witnesses said.

Crown Heights »

The 122,000-square-foot project on St. Johns Place will include space for the pharmacy, developers said.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Vinny Zollo spent about four years in federal prison in the late 90s for racketeering. 

Brooklyn Heights »

A new report commissioned by Save the View found the Pierhouse blocks the view from the Promenade.