Landmark

Brinckerhoff Cemetery has graves dating back to 1730. (Credit: CBS 2)

Queens Residents Celebrate As Brinckerhoff Cemetery Achieves Landmark Status

People in Queens said that allowing a developer to build on the Brinckerhoff Cemetery would have been a grave injustice, but on Tuesday night they’re celebrating a landmark victory.

08/14/2012

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S.I. Woman Rescued After Falling Into Cistern In New Brighton

Officials say the woman and her husband had recently purchased the home and were doing a survey in the back of the house when the woman fell 12 feet down into a cistern after some floorboards gave way.

03/23/2012

Empire State Building (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Empire State Building To Get Modernized Elevators

The office and retail tower and Otis Elevator Co., the nation’s best-known elevator manufacturer, were set to announce Thursday a partnership to replace and modernize the building’s elevators to bring them into the computer age and reduce passenger wait time.

06/16/2011

Resident Fighting To Save Yonkers Bath House

City officials said public bath house No. 4 in Yonkers is structurally unsound and needs to be demolished, but one resident is fighting to save it from the wrecking ball.

01/23/2011

The exterior of the Hotel Chelsea - New York, NY - Jun 25, 2007 - Photo: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images

Historic Hotel Chelsea Up For Sale

The 1883 building has offered short and long-term shelter for some of the world’s most celebrated artists including Bob Dylan, Andy Warhol, Arthur Miller and Eugene O’Neil.

10/19/2010

Tyler Clementi plays the violin. (credit: CBS 2)

NY Aims At Preventing Suicidal Jumps

Tyler Clementi’s intentions were clear: He was going to jump off the George Washington Bridge.

10/03/2010

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Sides Dig In Over Empire State Building Rival Proposal

A skyscraper-sized battle is shaping up between owners of the Empire State Building and developers of a proposed tower that may be built a few blocks away.

08/23/2010

Empire State Building (credit: AP)

Empire State Building Getting A Skyscraping Neighbor?

The Empire State Building is a New York City icon, but it could soon be getting a very large neighbor — a huge new skyscraper.

08/20/2010