Nabe News: March 8

Posted on: March 8th, 2011 at 1:30 pm by

After their proposal for a new tower was shot down, NYU pitched its plans for landscaping in the landmarked Silver Towers complex last night.  The neighbors weren’t buying it.  Many see it as a typical ploy to gain control of public land and eventually gain approval to build [Curbed]

The Wall Street Journal went inside the Washington Square Park Arch.  Pretty cool [Wall Street Journal via WSP Blog]

Until today, residents of 97 East Seventh Street were without cooking gas since February 19.  Thanks to a blog post, management was finally spurred into action [EV Grieve]

This summer will be the last chance to enjoy the “Coney Island Eight” before the boardwalk becomes another mall [Gothamist]

When Centre Market Place was actually a gun district of sorts [Vanishing NY]

The Awl has a convenient method for splitting the dinner check when out with a group of friends [The Awl]

An “EarthShip” single-home residence might be on the way to 61 Pitt Street [Lo-Down]

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