Posts Tagged ‘New York Daily News’

Pols pitch in to renovate long shuttered Washington Heights swimming pool | NY Daily News

Pols pitch in to renovate long shuttered Washington Heights swimming pool | NY Daily News

By Laignee Barron / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS A long shuttered pool inside a Washington Heights school building will get a $7 million facelift — and serve the public. A giant indoor pool at the George Washington High School hasn’t welcomed swimmers since the 1990s — and has instead been used to store furniture. Its […]


Uptown pol wants long-closed George Washington HS pool reopened to serve a ‘desperate’ community | NY Daily News

Uptown pol wants long-closed George Washington HS pool reopened to serve a ‘desperate’ community | NY Daily News

By Douglas Feiden / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS A giant swimming pool in a Washington Heights high school has been closed for more than 10 years — in a neighborhood with fewer public places for youngsters to swim than any other part of Manhattan. Since at least the late 1990s, the four-lane, 75-feet-long indoor pool […]


Washington Heights tenants band together to buy building | NY Daily News

Washington Heights tenants band together to buy building | NY Daily News

By Joseph Tepper / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Fed up with slumlords and skyrocketing rent prices, tenants of a Washington Heights apartment complex have turned their building into a cooperative. Last week, tenants of 162-164 W. 160th St. officially purchased the building, marking the end of a six-year process to remove a neglectful landlord and […]


Little affordable housing built in Washington Heights | NY Daily News

Little affordable housing built in Washington Heights | NY Daily News

By Douglas Feiden / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Building affordable housing for the city’s poor and working families is one of Mayor Bloomberg’s marquee achievements — except in Washington Heights. Only a paltry 139 units of new housing for people of modest means have been constructed in Manhattan north of W. 155th St. between 2004 […]


Gold treasure trove hauled out of Washington Heights, as museum plans auction | NY Daily News

Gold treasure trove hauled out of Washington Heights, as museum plans auction | NY Daily News

By Douglas Feiden The world’s most spectaclar collection of gold coins — owned by a Washington Heights art museum for 63 years but rarely seen by the public — is about to go on the auction block at Sotheby’s. The sale on March 8 will provide up to $35 million for the struggling Hispanic Society […]

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