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Articles about "Riverside South"
New Construction and Manhattan's School Shortage
March 28, 2012
It’s no secret that many parents and couples looking to have children have elected to stay in Manhattan rather than migrate out to the suburbs in recent years. While this is certainly good for the Manhattan apartment sales market and the New York City economy, the combination of this trend and many new apartments buildings designed for families has created an unintended consequence. Actually, it’s less unintended than unaccounted for: if New York City had adhered to its own formula regarding how many school seats should be built based on new housing units built, new schools would be popping up all over Manhattan’s fastest growing neighborhoods. Unfortunately, the city has been asleep at the wheel and failed to live up to their own standards. The implications for parents looking to purchase multi-bedroom luxury apartments in Manhattan are dire, especially if their children are elementary or middle school age.Read More
Developments Along Riverside Boulevard Produce a New Neighborhood
March 05, 2012
The area along Riverside Boulevard has seen a large emergence of residential units over the past twenty years, and the cluster of new construction seems to be forming a new neighborhood within the Upper West Side. Although the space is currently unnamed, it is commonly referred to as the highway that lies to its west, and comprises 77 acres that stretch from 59th to 72nd Street.Read More
The Upper West Side Just Got A Little Smarter
December 16, 2011
We’ve written before about the Riverside Center complex, the sprawling residential development that has plans to open in the Upper West Side by September 2015. The massive, five-building project will include, in addition to 2,500 residences, a movie theater, an auto showroom, office space, and a 1,500-space parking garage.Read More