March 25, 2019 — Reuters quotes the Asia Foundation’s country representative in Thailand, Thomas Parks , in an article analyzing Thailand’s upcoming general elections. The article was also featured in The New York Times and Channel NewsAsia . Addressing inequality should be high on the agenda of the next government, said Thomas Parks, country representative of the Asia Foundation, a non-profit group focusing on development.
Lawmakers want to the city to create separate select bus service and local lines for the sluggish M14 Lawmakers want the MTA to put the brakes on proposed changes to M14A/D Select Bus Service (SBS) in favor of a plan that would pair express service with a supplemental local route.
The legendary designer’s stamp is on every inch of this Upper East Side apartment A modernist time capsule located within a stately Upper East Side co-op has hit the market asking $4.9 million , and fans of the late designer Ward Bennett—who made a name for himself as a furniture designer, and created more than 150 chairs during his career—will be especially intrigued, as he designed the apartment from top to bottom in the late 1970s. Handbag designer Reva Ostrow, who is selling the apartment, got Bennett to revamp the place in 1979, and told PIN—UP in 2013 that “[h]iring him was the best thing I’ve ever done in my life.” The apartment is located at 955 Fifth Avenue, a tony co-op building that was designed by Rosario Candela in the 1930s
Fore! We mapped 15 Hamptons golf clubs to enjoy once the East End seasonal bustle returns. From historic public courses to renovated top-end clubs, here’s where you’ll hit the green this summer.
When the TWA Hotel opens, “Connie” will be transformed into a cocktail lounge One of the most anticipated hotel openings of the year is almost here. The TWA Hotel is scheduled to debut in just over a month, giving both out-of-towners and New Yorkers the opportunity to go inside one of NYC’s most iconic buildings : The TWA Terminal, designed by Eero Saarinen and a triumph of Jet Age architecture .
10 Lenox will include 29 condos and a new place of worship for a Harlem congregation Churches and other houses of worship around New York City continue to fall to the city’s unstoppable wave of new development, with Harlem —home to many of Manhattan’s historically black churches—seeing a high concentration of these conversions. A DNAInfo analysis from 2017 found that nearly two dozen churches had gone the development route , One of those, the Second Canaan Baptist Church, made a deal with developer Level One Holdings in 2017 to demolish its old building on Malcolm X Boulevard near the northern end of Central Park, and replace it with a new structure housing condos and a new space for the church
The tariff is gaining steam with lawmakers but has the real estate industry rigorously lobbying against it A pied-à-terre tax on properties worth $25 million or more could slash the value of those homes by nearly half, analysis by the Wall Street Journal shows. The tax, which was first introduced by State Senator Brad Hoylman in 2014, aims to levy an annual fee on those who own pricey second homes in New York valued at $5 million or higher and would be part of the state budget for the fiscal year that starts on April 1.
The Arts Center at Governors Island will debut in September When Governors Island opens for its 2019 season in just over a month, a building that’s very familiar to visitors—a huge munitions warehouse just off of the Manhattan Ferry Landing, perhaps best known at this point for having public restrooms—will be in the midst of a major transformation.
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The condo at 561 Pacific Street is designed by ODA New York Nine years after the 149-year-old Church of the Redeemer closed its doors in Boerum Hill, its former home on Fourth Avenue is close to being occupied once again.