New York

Central Park South skyline from across Sheep Meadow, image by Andrew Campbell Nelson

New Census Estimates Show Marginal Population Gains Across Five Boroughs, Appear Highly Inaccurate

The official Census guesswork for 2017 has now been released, showing a gain of 7,272 individuals across the Five Boroughs, and a drop of over 2,000 people in Brooklyn. While the actual Census in 2010 was decried as leaving hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers missing from the count, it seems that whoever was behind the calculations for 2017 may have been even more incompetent, with changes to the borough-by-borough tallies painting a picture that makes no sense whatsoever.

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165 Malcolm X Boulevard, rendering courtesy IMC Architecture

Rendering Revealed for 165 Malcolm X Boulevard, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn

Bedford-Stuyvesant continues to see an influx of new development filling in its urban gaps, and adding new residential to the area. One such project is 165 Malcolm X Boulevard. The six-story residential building will rise just eight blocks away from the Gates Avenue subway station, serviced by the J, M, and Z trains. An anonymous LLC is responsible for the development.

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39 West 23rd Street, rendering by COOKFOX

Excavation Begins for Long-Awaited Tower at 41 West 23rd Street, in Chelsea

Anbau Enterprises is officially moving forward on 41 West 23rd Street, in Chelsea, over three years after the site’s re-design passed the Landmark Preservation Commission. Located half a block away from the Flatiron Building and less than two avenues away from four different subway stations on 23rd Street, the lot has been expected to yield something interesting for about a decade, which means actual progress is very welcome.

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