The former nursing home will go residential after a controversial sale
New developments are poised to bring big changes to this ever-evolving street
Say goodbye to another vestige of the old East Village: The bar, known for its cheap shot specials, will close next summer.
In a new report, Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli takes a look at how newer residents and long-term residents fare in the wake of recent changes.
After a decade of feverish blogging under a pseudonym, the author steps forward.
How a cupcake shop led to a boom in luxury retail, but couldn’t sustain it for the long run.
Amid an influx of apartments and new businesses, longtime residents worry about change.
Business growth has skyrocketed in New York’s gentrifying neighborhoods since 2000, but it hasn’t benefited everyone.
It’s important to take a close look at how these coffee house brokers operate before painting them as villains in the gentrification saga.
A report argues that white families will likely claim all of the controversial project’s affordable apartments.
"It is a reminder of the past, but also the beginning of a new future."
Detractors continue to argue for more affordable housing at the site. Meanwhile, officials are looking in to the benefits developers BFC Partners and CAMBA will glean from the project.
Will the proposed plan benefit locals or prompt further gentrification?
Part of a decades-long trend, this recent example of riverfront real estate growth leaves local residents worried about a tide of new arrivals.
According to a new study from the Regional Plan Association, households in 71 percent of the Bronx’s census tracts are at risk of impending displacement.
Tensions remain high over the controversial project, but its developer hopes that a local nonprofit can help improve community relations.
Exploring the numbers behind Astoria, Bed-Stuy, Sunset Park, and more.
New hotels, stores, and construction have made it difficult for current and prospective members to attend
When it comes to quality of life and availability of housing, minorities are struggling
The rezoning concerns a 95-block stretch that is generally bounded by East 104th Street on the south, East 132nd Street to the north, Second Avenue to the east, and Park Avenue to the West.
The beloved home-goods emporium closed its 30,000-square-foot Soho shop this spring, but it’s coming back—albeit in a smaller form.
While some neighborhood activists were happy to see the city finally moving forward with the 8-year long discussion to rezone Chinatown, others feel that the city is actually working to tear the community apart.
The fate of beloved West Village bookstore Three Lives has been up in the air since June, and now that's even more in flux as the West 10th Street building just sold to a luxury condo developer.
In recent years, Avenue A itself has becoming a surprisingly robust example of the hyper-gentrification of the East Village, with both luxury condos and chain stores now dotting the once-gritty thoroughfare. Here's what it looks like today.
It seems like every week brings the news that another business or institution that's emblematic of Old New York is closing. But sometimes it’s good to celebrate the quintessentially New York-y things that are still here.
clean-up is nearly complete at the Germania Bank Building at 190 Bowery, with much of the graffiti that once covered the landmark building scrubbed from its granite facade. Who knew the building was that white?
Two townhouses that have been owned by The Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary for the past 60-some years hit the market in June. Just over two months later, the properties have sold to a new owner with big plans.
Brace yourselves: the new "flexible-format" Target that’s planned for East 14th Street will open its doors by 2018. In addition to the usual stuff Target carries, this store will offer items that are customized for a New York audience.
It’s really happening: a 600,000-plus-square-foot tech complex designed by starchitect Norman Foster will rise on the Red Hook site of the Revere Sugar Refinery. Construction is expected to begin in the fall.
If you want to see the effects of gentrification in New York City, look no further than Williamsburg, particularly the mile-long stretch of Bedford Avenue between McCarren Park and the Williamsburg Bridge. A recent trip
Here’s the latest in the ongoing gentrification saga of the East Village: big box retailer Target has inked a 30-year lease for a space on 14th St. between aves A and B. The store will be in the base of Extell’s new 160-unit residential development.
A new installation brings the history of the Bowery to life in the places that it happened. Called Windows on the Bowery, the installation celebrates the unique history of the neighborhood.
Demolition has begun at the site of Streit’s Matzo Factory, which will soon give way to a glassy new condo building. A video gives a peek into the building’s interior demolition.