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Some NYC Apartments Segregate Poor From The Rich

AP | By JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 10.18.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — One new Manhattan skyscraper will greet residents of pricey condos with a lobby in front, while renters of affordable apartments tha...

Open the Door to an Inclusive NYC

Mark Levine | Posted 10.13.2014 | New York
Mark Levine

At its best, New York City is a place where people from all walks of life live together and interact with each other. But a new residential tower rising on Manhattan's west side tears at that tradition.

NYC Lawmakers Vow To Ban 'Poor Doors' In Luxury Buildings

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 07.31.2014 | Business

New York City officials are vowing to reverse a law allowing luxury developers to install two separate entrances in new residential towers -- one for ...

New York's Poor Door: Poverty and Proximity

Max Holleran | Posted 09.27.2014 | New York
Max Holleran

New York has lost the ability to tolerate class diversity, even within the reign of the most progressive mayor in 50 years. Critics have foamed at the mouth at the announcement of a "poor door" in a new apartment tower, crying everything from "A Tale of Two Cities" to "economic apartheid."

WATCH: One57 Crane Collapse: What Could Happen Next?

Posted 10.30.2012 | New York

As the boom of a crane hangs precariously from a luxury residential tower in New York City Tuesday after the wrath brought by Hurricane Sandy, a caree...

Calling All Lincoln Square, Upper West Side Celebs

Marta Hallowell | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Marta Hallowell

We need affordable housing so that the actors, musicians, singers and ballerinas who work all along Broadway, and who delight our eyes and ears and hearts, can live near where they work.

Hudson River Powerhouse Seeks Protectors

Marta Hallowell | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Marta Hallowell

There is a movement afoot to landmark the IRT Powerhouse on the far West Side of Manhattan, directly across the street from Extell's Riverside Center project.

The NY Times, The Daily News and the NY Post Snooze while Extell Advances

Marta Hallowell | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Marta Hallowell

In two weeks the biggest real estate development in mid-town Manhattan since the creation of Lincoln Center will go before City Planning for approval....

Extell Breaks Its Deal With The Upper West Side

Marta Hallowell | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Marta Hallowell

The developer Extell is quietly pushing for big changes to its Riverside Center project, enclosed by 59th and 61st Streets, West End Avenue and Riverside Boulevard.

The MTA $200 Million Shortfall: Where Did All of the Money Go?

Daniel Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Daniel Goldstein

MTA revenue is $200 million short in its 2009 budget. How could that be, where did that shortfall come from? The answer lies in simple math...