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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tyler Clementi’s intentions were clear: He was going to jump off the George Washington Bridge.
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.
The Empire State Building is a New York City icon, but it could soon be getting a very large neighbor — a huge new skyscraper.