Keyword: Tishman Speyer
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To the editor: This is an open letter to Tishman Speyer. more
Community Board 8 was forced to cancel a much-anticipated meeting on the public school proposed for 160 Van Cortlandt Park South last Friday when School Construction Authority officials backed out with only a few days’ notice, citing a mysterious lawsuit against them. more
Community Board 8 members have known since last October the School Construction Authority wanted to build a school on a shady block across from Van Cortlandt Park where the former Church of the Visitation sits consumed by weeds. But, now they want to know the details — and they are prepared to leverage their influence. more
For five years, the padlocked church and parochial school at 160 Van Cortlandt Park has remained vacant, succumbing slowly to Mother Nature. It was one of 18 Catholic churches the New York Archdiocese deconsecrated in a single day in 2017, paving the way to sell or redevelop the properties, though it appeared not to be in a hurry to do so. more
New owners have tightened security at the vacant site of the former Church of the Visitation since permits were filed for construction of an 8-story apartment building at 171 W. 239th St. last week. more
The Archdiocese of New York sold the former site of the Church of the Visitation on Van Cortlandt Park South for $29 million to the New York City School Construction Authority and Tishman Speyer on Aug. 16. more
It’s been five years since the parochial school at Visitation closed its doors for good. But soon, there may be a new crop of children running around after the bell rings. more
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