Residents say they fear more pollution in an area that was hit hard by 9/11 and COVID-19 and are demanding a new environmental assessment that factors in the pandemic.
A panel of judges on Thursday slapped down a decision that had blocked a three-building megadevelopment on the Lower East Side. But that doesn’t mean construction in Two Bridges has the go-ahead — yet. A unanimous decision from the Appellate Division reversed a particularly ardent ruling by Manhattan Supreme Court Judge Arthur Engoron last summer […]
Sign up for “THE CITY Scoop,” our daily newsletter where we send you stories like this first thing in the morning. River swimming may be paddling toward Manhattan. The city’s economic development agency on Wednesday put out a call for concepts for bringing a self-filtering pool to the East River — an idea pushed for […]
A court ruling halted plans for three waterfront towers on the Lower East Side — and will force the megadevelopment known as Two Bridges to go through a lengthy public review. In a slap to the Department of City Planning and the project’s developers, Manhattan Supreme Court Judge Arthur Engoron nullified a prior approval of […]
Developers planning to stack a 100-story waterfront apartment tower atop a Lower East Side senior residence and retail space have lost a round in their game of real estate Tetris. A panel of state appellate judges recently ruled the storefront’s long-term leaseholder must have a say in how the property’s development rights get used. That […]