Central Midtown News

Central Midtown-related news and updates.

LPC Clears Way for Nouvel's MoMA Tower

Posted 13/May/2008 22:00:00 by Gromco in Central Midtown, Atelier Jean Nouvel

Jean Nouvel's 75-story hotel-condo planned for 53 West 53rd street has been cleared by the Landmark Preservation Commission, The Real Deal has reported.

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Midtown Parking Rates Hit Record Levels

Posted 01/Aug/2007 16:05:00 by Gromco in NYC Transportation, Central Midtown

The NY Post reports that monthly parking rates have reached record levels: the median monthly midtown parking rate has hit $630, with some garages charging rates approaching $1,000. This is the most expensive neighborhood to park in the U.S. (Downtown Manhattan being the second most expensive area).


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Condos on top of Russian Tea Room

Posted 01/Feb/2006 by Gromco in Central Midtown

NY Post is [reporting] that

"The owner of the Russian Tea Room plans to build a luxury residential high-rise atop the famed eatery, which shut down in 2002."
Apparently, just 17 apartments will take up no less than 29 floors (some will have a second level).