Sun, May 11, 2014, 1:45pm
Tensions continue to mount between local preservationists and cathedral administrators over the controversial residential development planned on the grounds of the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine.
Thu, Apr 10, 2014, 12:37am
Liv Lansdale talks with Zambian Grandmaster of chess, Amon Simutowe. Overflowing with wisdom, he discusses his upbringing, life lessons learned through chess, and being the first from his nation to achieve Grandmaster status.
Wed, Apr 2, 2014, 3:14am
Albert Bialek, the building’s owner, has told Spectator over the past two weeks that a new lease agreement will be announced within the next two weeks. While he would not share the name of the company signing the lease, Bialek said that he is happy with the plan.
Fri, Feb 7, 2014, 4:32am
Community Board 10 voted to approve a rezoning plan Wednesday that would allow Artimus Construction to turn a historic church into apartments and a community art space.
Tue, Jan 28, 2014, 7:04pm
Volunteer docent Thomas Fedorek agrees that outside funding is essential for the preservation of Saint John the Divine.
Tue, Jan 28, 2014, 1:10am
While some residents believe that the development on the site of a former BP gas station, which closed in 2012, will benefit the area, others felt that they were not properly consulted about their views on the project before a developer was chosen.
Sun, Nov 10, 2013, 11:50pm
A new affordable housing building in Harlem, intended to replace dilapidated units next door, has been stalled for months with no completion date in sight.
Sat, Nov 9, 2013, 2:52am
A public hearing on a proposed new development in Harlem turned rambunctious Thursday evening, as residents argued that the National Urban League’s plan to move its headquarters back to Harlem would increase gentrification.
Mon, Oct 21, 2013, 11:19pm
After two years of stalled construction, a luxury apartment building on 121st Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard is preparing to welcome tenants next month—if they can afford the high rents.
Thu, Sep 26, 2013, 2:16am
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.