Category Archives: – Real estate

Tessa Huxley’s gardeners allow every ilex shrub to die

May 13, 2015- BatteryPark.TV has previously pointed out the deteriorating conditions of the greenery

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A campaign to reform the 421-a law

May 13, 2015- There is an organized campaign to reform the 421-a law requiring developers

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New York Harbor now devoid of recreational boats in the wake of Mike Fortenbaugh’s eviction from North Cove Marina

May 10, 2015- By Steven E. Greer What is missing from this photo? There are virtually no recreational sailboats now since Mike

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Chinese real estate firm chases families off Chase Plaza

May 12, 2015- Downtown Express reports, “Financial District families were alarmed when they and their children

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A new form of Downtown gentrification: One percenters evicting the mere wealthy

March 25, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV has reported on several cases recently of wealthy families with incomes over six-figures, renting apartments that cost well more than $3,000 per month, who have been evicted as their buildings were … Continue reading

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The real estate company masquerading as Trinity Church

May 11, 2015- The Post reports on the real estate moguls masquerading as a church, “Trinity Church is selling the lavish Soho town house that the Rev. James Cooper

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Stuyvesant’s pool and two basketball courts cost $30 a month

(3,700 real BPC residents have read this story as of March 20, 2015. We inform.) Update January 17, 2015- I tried out the day pass for the first time. It requires a one-time waiver document and then a $15 fee.

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9/11 Memorial people sue Port Authority for deficient construction

May 10, 2015- The Port Authority was urged by both the governor of New Jersey and New York

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RFP for marina prohibits water taxis and gambling boats, but not booze cruises

May 7, 2015- By Steven E. Greer At the May 5th CB1 meeting, the Brookfield and IGY Marinas team gave an update on the marina

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Interview with the CEO of design group ICRAVE, Lionel Ohayon, about Le District

 

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Images of the newly opened Battery Conservancy

April 17, 2015-

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West Thames Bridge is already over budget and construction has not yet begun

Update April 20, 2015- This is already over budget and it construction has not started.

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PNC ATM’s in Brookfield Place now functional

April 6, 2015- The PNC Bank ATM’s in Hudson Eats and by Rite Aid are now connected to phone lines and are functional.

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My best guess as to why the North Cove marina will be empty for two years

May 2, 2015- Opinion by Steven E. Greer The North Cove Marina was taken away from the community this year by Dennis Mehiel: the

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Confirmed: Brookfield will not provide the community with a sailing school this year

March 28, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD We did some investigative reporting and snooping, and confirmed that the new North Cove Marina

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Port Authority is holding up retail spaces under WTC

April 10, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The Port Authority controls the real estate under ground at the World Trade Center site, including

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BPCA announces that North Cove Marina will be out of service this year

April 21, 2015- At the April 14th BPCA meeting, it was announced that the work to epoxy and

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14-years later, the “9/11 stairs” are the center attraction of Brookfield Place

March 28, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD Four years ago, BP.TV worked to help stop the plans by the numbskulls of Brookfield Properties

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Tear down the Rector Street bridge

April 13, 2014- By Steven E. Greer When something unsightly sticks around for so long, people tend to tune it out and just accept it. Like an abandoned rubber tire plant in Akron or trash barges in the Fresh Kills, … Continue reading

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Liberty Bridge between WFC 1 and WFC 2 now closed

April 27, 2015

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