Category Archives: – Real estate

Minutes of the BPC CB1 meeting for July

July 7, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The monthly BPC CB1 meeting was uneventful and poorly attended, by design, since they relocated

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The masses are waking up and realizing that their buildings are rent stabilized

June 24, 2015- The WSJ reports today that people in FiDi are waking up and realizing that

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Exclusive video of yacht Boardwalk’s helicopter taking off

June 17, 2015- By Steven E. Greer A viewer sent us this video of the June 11th flight of the controversial helicopter attached with

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How does a millionaire and convicted felon like Jeff Galloway enjoy rent-subsidized apartments in Gateway?

June 19, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Local convicted felon and former lawyer, Jeff Galloway, who lives in Gateway Plaza, earned approximately

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Exclusive: CB1’s Anthony Notaro investigated by city’s Conflicts of Interest Board

Update June 2, 2015- The New York City Conflicts of Interest Board is now investigating

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Exclusive sneak peek inside the Oculus transportation hub and WTC retail city

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No activity in the new “sailing school”

July 1, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The new “sailing school” that has supposedly replaced Mike Fortenbaugh’s is getting

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Downtown Manhattan was the epicenter of the American Revolution

July 4, 2015- It is easy to forget, but most of the crucial battles and events in our Revolutionary

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Exclusive tour of the Four Seasons at 30 Park Place

January 31, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The Silverstein real estate

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And then there were none: St John’s all gone

June 19, 2015- The ground has been cleared to make way for “111 Murray“. The old St. John’s school

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A video tour of One World Trade Center

June 30, 2015- A video sent to us by viewer Barry Hauptman

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Weeds be gone

Update June 20, 2015- The weeds are gone, in no small part due to BatteryPark.TV. However,

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A tour of World Trade Center Tower 4 and Tower 7

(4,000 people have viewed this as of May 7, 2015) September 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Dara McQuillan of Silverstein Properties took us

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Review: The Swedish Midsummer Festival is an overcrowded deathtrap

June 19, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD I have now witnessed two or three of these summer solstice celebratory Swedish Midsummer

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Your building is likely rent-stabilized

June 17, 2015- By Steven E. Greer DNAinfo has a story today about the 421g law making FiDi luxury “condos” rent-stabilized

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Quick: How many towers do you see?

June 27, 2015- Take a quick look, then close your eyes. How many towers did you see? If you

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Gone in 60 Seconds: S7:E5

June 26, 2015

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The designer of Le District gives a walking tour

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Images from Tear Drop Park 2015

June 6, 2015

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Parm opens Monday, for sure

Update June 25, 2015- Parm opens Monday, for sure. 

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