January 25, 2019 – Weekly News Roundup

January 25th, 2019
  1. For the poor, the safety net in a shutdown doesn’t feel safe - The Ledger
  2. Bohlin Cywinski Jackson-designed Apple UES wins 2019 AIA Interior Architecture Award - 9TO5Mac
  3. On the Upper East Side, Emory Roth’s First Hungarian Church of New York may become a landmark - 6SqFt
  4. New York landlords rush rent hikes ahead of housing reforms: Property owners advised to get Major Capital Improvement increases while they still can - The Real Deal
  5. City fast-tracks crackdown on buildings on stilts - Crain's NY Business
  6. City unveils major overhaul to stop scandalous projects: Department of Design and Construction shaking up bid process - Crain's  NY Business
  7. Bronx Borough President Issues Proposal to Preserve Preferential Rent Housing - CityLand
  8. City Council, Skeptics Spar Over New Round of Housing Bills - City Limits
  9. City to revoke permits for Extell’s Kazakh-backed tower at 50 West 66th Street - The Real Deal
  10. All Aboard! Navy Yard Will Be Added to NYC Ferry Stops - BKReader
  11. De Blasio's 2018 War On E-Bikes Targeted Riders, Not Businesses - Gothamist
  12. UES Eatery Bans Women From Eating Solo At Bar, Patron Says - Patch
  13. City Threatens To Revoke Permit For Controversial Upper West Side Tower - Gothamist
  14. FDNY Unions Tell Council: 'Amazon' Latest Reason to Add Units, Staff - The Chief-Leader
  15. Research Brings New Light to the Lost ‘Seneca Village’ in What is Now Central Park - West Side Rag
  16. Shutdown’s Pain Cuts Deep for the Homeless and Other Vulnerable Americans - The New York Times
  17. Councilman seeks to chip away at commercial rent tax - Crain's
  18. Rallying for a remnant - Our Town
  19. The Empire State Building May Soon Have Another Rival on the Skyline - New York Times
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