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Articles about "Midown West New Development"
Is 252 East 57th Street the Newest Addition to Billionaire's Row?
October 19, 2017
Should 252 East 57th Street be considered the newest addition to Billionaire's Row?Read More
Penn Station: Still Terrible But Hope is on the Horizon
October 03, 2013
Every day, around 600,000 commuters flow in and out of Penn Station, and boy do they hate it. Why is it so difficult to get in, around, and through Penn during peak hours (and even times in between)? It could be because the current station was built to accommodate only a third of the hundreds of thousands that arrive each morning. Any commuter knows how dismal, depressing, and downright annoying it is to simply be in the western world’s largest transportation hub, and for almost 20 years the city has been planning on its expansion.Read More
The Battle Over Penn Station’s New Layout Has Started
June 05, 2013
The case for moving the world’s most famous arena is not on the agenda yet. The City Planning Commission has given Madison Square Garden fifteen more years to prepare for its eventual relocating. Thus, Penn Station can start laying out its future extension. Indeed, unrealistic projects have already seen the light and the Municipal Art Society has launched a competition over Penn Station’s new design. Four of the city’s top architects stand out and have begun the fight over who is going to be granted the honor of redesigning New York’s main hub.Read More
Yahoo's Latest Takeover: Times Square
May 21, 2013
Yahoo’s recent acquisition of Tumblr for $1.1 billion in cash has reaffirmed the company’s position as a contender in the tech world. Riding high on this, the company has announced it’ll be moving the bulk of its operations and New York based employees into the old New York Times building on 43rd street. The Midtown property is sought after, not just for its history, but for its location - it lies at the heart of the city’s busiest area in Times Square and just down the road from Executive Plaza, Carnegie Plaza, and the Gallery House.Read More