Monthly Archives: December 2014

2014 12 11 phone kiosk

City Approves Plan to Convert Pay Phones to Wi-Fi Hot Spots

The plan to convert New York City’s obsolete pay phone kiosks into Wi-Fi hot spots was approved unanimously by the Franchise and Concession Review Committee. The $200 million LinkNYC plan will eventually bring up to 10,000 hot spots to the city over the next eight years.

Read more here:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/11/nyregion/plan-approved-for-wi-fi-at-new-york-citys-pay-phones.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss&_r=2

115-Delancey-St 20141209

Long-planned LES project inks first tenant

Regal Cinemas theater will take 65,000 square feet at the base of a rental apartment building to be built at 115 Delancy Street

Read more here:

http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20141208/REAL_ESTATE/141209868/long-planned-les-project-inks-first-tenant#utm_source=Real%20Estate%20Daily%20%5BRED%5D%20Alert&utm_medium=alert-html&utm_campaign=Newsletters

205 East 42nd Street

WeWork moves uptown

The provider of office suites to creative users and startups, which generally prefers “cool” locations, will open its first midtown outpost at 205 East 42nd Street.

Read more here:

http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20141205/REAL_ESTATE/141209883/wework-takes-a-walk-on-the-staid-side

2014 12 02 Bergdorf Goodman

Trimming NYC’s List of Potential Landmarks

The Landmarks Preservation Commission is proposing to remove more than 100 structures from their list of buildings under consideration for protection as historic landmarks.

Read more here:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/02/nyregion/proposal-would-trim-new-york-citys-list-of-potential-landmarks.html?_r=0

20141201 taxi

NYC Taxi retires to Vermont

After 310,000 miles on the streets of New York City, one taxi has “retired” to Vermont.

Read more here:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/29/nyregion/new-york-taxis-retirement-a-quiet-life-on-country-roads-in-vermont.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&_r=0