Community Board 7’s transportation committee has asked the Department of Transportation to consider a plan for a protected bike lane for Amsterdam Avenue, a four-lane roadway many view as one of the most dangerous on the Upper West Side.
The City Council and a group of tenants have filed a lawsuit against the Bloomberg administration over the New York City Housing Authority’s plan to build market-rate apartments in public housing complexes, the New York Times reported.
University Ombuds Officer Marsha Wagner is retiring after 22 years, University President Lee Bollinger announced in a statement on Monday.
Community Board 7 elected Elizabeth Caputo chair during the full-board meeting Wednesday night.
Community Board 7 voted nearly unanimously Wednesday night to name the section of West 97th Street between Amsterdam Avenue and Broadway after Ariel Russo, a four-year-old girl who was killed at the intersection this summer by a speeding, unlicensed driver.
Columbia produced an 11.5 percent return on its endowment this year, up from 2.3 percent last year, the University announced on Thursday.
The Texas-based Alamo Drafthouse chain has dropped its plan to open a cinema on the Upper West Side.
The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine selected a developer in its controversial project to build residential apartments on the north side of the cathedral grounds.
At an emotional meeting Tuesday, the Community Board 7 transportation committee voted to rename a portion of West 97th Street in memory of four-year-old Ariel Russo, who was killed this summer by an unlicensed, speeding driver.
Mark Wigley, dean of the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, will step down at the end of the academic year after holding the position for nine years.
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