AM-New York Looks at Demolition By Neglect

10 historic New York buildings now eyesores By Ryan Chatelain, amNewYork Associate Editor | ryan.chatelain@am-ny.com July 18, 2008 Crumbling historic New York buildings It’s hard to imagine today that the eyesore at East 125th Street and Park Avenue once was one of Manhattan’s most picturesque buildings. Passersby now are more likely to fixate on the […]

AM-New York Looks at Demolition By Neglect

10 historic New York buildings now eyesores By Ryan Chatelain, amNewYork Associate Editor | ryan.chatelain@am-ny.com July 18, 2008 Crumbling historic New York buildings It’s hard to imagine today that the eyesore at East 125th Street and Park Avenue once was one of Manhattan’s most picturesque buildings. Passersby now are more likely to fixate on the […]

Starting the New Year with a Crumble

From the City Room of the New York Times Smallpox Hospital on Roosevelt Island CrumblesBy David W. Dunlap The hauntingly abandoned, Gothically forbidding Smallpox Hospital on Roosevelt Island — perhaps New York City’s most romantic ruin — turned far less romantic and even more ruined last month when part of its crumbling gray stone facade […]

Tottenville Landmark Continues to Deteriorate

From the Staten Island Advance Tensions rise over landmarked home in TottenvilleNeighbor tells police and City Hall that owner of the decaying house threatened her familyThursday, March 29, 2007By KAREN O’SHEAADVANCE STAFF WRITERSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — A battered landmark house in Tottenville is sparking anger and now fear, with some complaining that nothing has been […]