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Articles about "Brooklyn Bridge"

  • SotW: Water Street, Dumbo's Gold Coast By Serena Horrigan | June 23, 2015

    60 Water Street is the newest luxe rental complex from Dumbo game changers Two Trees Management, and its namesake Water Street is having quite a moment.

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  • DUMBO Heights the ‘Campus’ for All Things Tech By Kamini Ramdeen | May 16, 2014

    Jared Kushner (owner of the Puck building located in SoHo)  along with partners Aby Rosen and Michael Fuchs from the RFR firm (who have a huge Manhattan skyscraper office portfolio, which includes the Seagram Building located on Park Avenue), and Asher Abehsera (an investor from LIVWRK Holdings), have come together to purchase the Brooklyn Watchtower from the Jehovah Witnesses. The transaction cost the partners $375 million for the 1.2 million square feet property purchase.  

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  • SkyHouse: NYC’s Futuristically Whimsical Penthouse By Shwetha Ravishankar | October 11, 2013

    As you walk down the streets of Lower Manhattan, there is someone high-up enjoying a ride down their steel tube within the privacy of their home. Heck yeah, SkyHouse is giving penthouse owners something to catch up to. It’s time for New York’s elite to think out of the box, just like the architects at 150 Nassau Street just did.

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  • Sprucing up the Shoreline - Brooklyn Bridge Beach By Shwetha Ravishankar | August 09, 2013

    Soon, beach lovers will not have to hop on that long train ride to the Rockaways or Coney Island, to enjoy the best of summers sun, sand, & surf. It will all be laid out pretty right in their backyard (well, almost!).

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  • Janette Sadik-Khan: A Familiar Face in the Crowd By Joel Bennett | July 15, 2013

    When thinking of New York City, some of the first things that come to mind are back-to-back traffic, blaring horns, and screaming cabbies. These chaotic street scenes are merely the blood pumping through the city’s veins, congestion that is the bane of our existence yet rests in a fond place in our hearts whenever we venture out to the suburbs. While there’s never going to be anything close to a relaxed, orderly flow of traffic, Janette Sadik-Khan has been assigned the thankless task of taming it all for the past six years, and somehow has kept her cool in a city known for its road rage.

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  • As Burden’s Era Burns Out, New Contenders Emerge By Shwetha Ravishankar | July 01, 2013

    As Amanda Burden’s decade long tenure as the Chief of the Planning Commission is short lived now, there is already a buzz about who is going to take her place.

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  • Seaport City: New York City’s Newest Neighborhood? By Aby Thomas | June 13, 2013

    Mayor Mike Bloomberg on Tuesday unveiled a number of impressive ideas to help protect New York City from any possible flooding situations in the future, but perhaps the most interesting one of the lost has been his proposal to create a new Battery Park City-like neighborhood called Seaport City, which will be formed on the East Side of Manhattan just south of the Brooklyn Bridge. This new neighborhood, which will install “a multi-purpose levee with raised edge elevations,” will not only help in protecting much of the East River shoreline, but will also provide a new area for commercial and residential development in Manhattan.

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  • Brooklyn Bridge Park Gears Up For A Facelift By Andrew O'Neill | June 12, 2013

    Since the first ferry landing opened in 1642, Brooklyn Bridge Park has experienced a lot of traffic and transformations.  The latest transformation underway is the highly controversial hotel and residential project, in which units are expected to be available for purchasing this Fall.

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  • Brooklyn Bridge - Bridging Boroughs For 130 Years By Shwetha Ravishankar | May 24, 2013

    The iconic Brooklyn Bridge built over the East River, completed on May 24, 1883, is celebrating its 130th birthday today. Back in the day, New Yorkers woke up to a day of jubilation, as thousands gathered to watch the unveiling of one of the first and longest steel suspension bridges of its time.

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