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Articles about "East River"

  • 1 East End Avenue Luxury Apartment in Manhattan #SotW: The Enduring Allure of East End Avenue By Serena Horrigan | January 19, 2016

    The sublime charm of East End Avenue will be far more accessible once the eagerly anticipated 2nd Avenue Subway opens this year.

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  • 1 sutton place south #TBT: The Discreet Charm of Sutton Place By Serena Horrigan | August 20, 2015

    Sutton Place is a quaint little neighborhood that keeps to itself, but it boasts a storied past and vibrant present just waiting to be explored.

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  • Tagged Out: Demolition of 5Pointz “Graffiti Mecca” Almost Certain By Tim Sheehan | August 30, 2013

    The City Planning Commission (CPC) all but sealed the fate of Long Island City’s 5Pointz when they voted unanimously to approve a zoning change that will allow the site owners to develop two residential high-rises on top of the site that is often called the world’s “graffiti Mecca.” All that stands in the way now is City Council approval.

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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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  • A Much Needed Makeover for the East River Waterfront By Joel Bennett | July 18, 2013

    In spite of Seth Pinsky, the NYC EDC’s president, announcing his departure, development of the East River Waterfront Esplanade continues without hitch. Architects have re-submitted updated schematics of a final plan for the project to Community Board 3 for review, and a completion date has been set for Spring 2015. The community board has until late August to make any recommendations for change, but the current incarnation of the final design plan is available online for public consumption (“PKG #4”).

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  • Usher In Fourth of July with Fireworks, Courtesy Usher! By Shwetha Ravishankar | July 03, 2013

    The much awaited long weekend is here, New York! The historic day of July 4th, 1776 commemorates the day when the Declaration of Independence was adopted, a bill that was signed by 56 representatives of the 13 colonies that made the United States then. The country has celebrated this day of triumph with fireworks, food, and fervor ever since its inception.

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  • New Yorkers Might Finally Be Able to Swim in Their Rivers By Nikki Hess | June 20, 2013

    Sometimes a person's dreams can, in fact, become a reality. Case in point: a floating swimming pool atop the East River that will allow New Yorkers to swim in the river without growing a mutant arm or leg. This proposed community pool, known as + POOL, is the multipurpose, plus sign-shaped brainchild of three friends; Dong-Ping Wong, an architect at Family Architects, and Archie Lee Coates IV and Jeffrey Franklin, engineers at PlayLab. Together, the young creators are working to revolutionize New York's waterfront scene and construct a 9,000 square foot pool designed with everyone in mind.

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