faux penthouse; “Hat lunch”; 25 x 25

Posted May 9, 2022 at 4:03 am by West Side Rag

Desperately seeking photographer so we can credit! “This was my picture I shared with you last week but I wasn’t expecting it to be posted because of its low resolution. I zoomed in a bit so as not to disturb them. I heard birds abandon their nests and chicks if they feel threatened. Regards, Emma Wu.”

By Carol Tannenhauser

Monday 9 May 2022And Clear overall, its elevation is 67 degrees.

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The shed wasn’t (always) what it used to be. The terms of the properties have evolved, according to Business Insider, which is why promoters of 200 Amsterdam Avenue (69-70) can claim that “the 668-foot-high tower contains a total of ten penthouses, which begin on the 41st floor.” However, according to many dictionaries, the word penthouse derives from the Old French word “apentes”, which means accessory, “At the top of a tall building.” Two of these supplements appeared in neighborhood news last week.

The City Landmark Preservation Commission awarded billionaire investor Bill Ackman Proceed to append a century-old building at 77th Street off Central Park West, The Real Deal reported, but not as originally intended. Critics claimed [original plan] It would disrupt the character of the area and set a precedent for billionaires to make changes as they wished.” The LPC sent Ackman’s architects to the drawing board where they produced a scaled-down version, which the commission called, an “architectural masterpiece.”

Ackman and his wife, Neri Oxman, will share sight lines With the owners of another extension above 360 ​​Central Park West at 96th Street.”The upper floors and interiors were originally designed by Rosario Candela in 1929, and are now being meticulously converted and converted into a new spacious twin condominium designed by CetraRuddy Architecture,” YIMBY stated. Prestigious Candela Certification.” Architectural Digest said, “The 1920s Manhattan co-ops of Candela set the global gold standard.”

The hats—and the dresses, too—were at the annual Frederick Law Olmsted Luncheon of the Central Park Conservancy, Known as ‘The Hat’s Lunch,’ the New York Times wrote, it is now in its 40th year. It was held on May 4 at the Conservatory Park at 105th Street, and hosted 1,300 guests, including former Mayor Michael Bloomberg (without a hat) who said, “These are a handful of people who put in a lot of money each year to keep Central Park going.” Click the link to see the collection of hats, including some with a message for SCOTUS.

Open streets were an emergency measure put in place for the epidemic, but “the campaign backed by the city’s new mayor now aims to permanently wrest control away from vehicles and preserve these new outdoor havens,” according to The Guardian. “An alternative vision for America’s largest city requires that 25% of its street area be converted from car use into walkable pedestrian plazas, green spaces, bus lanes, and bike paths by 2025. The campaign, called 25×25, is now also being embraced by activists in Los Angeles, referring to how some Americans are questioning the long-held primacy of cars amid an increase in cycling since the start of the pandemic.”

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