Category Archives: – Real estate

Say goodbye to this neighborhood: Upper West Tribeca

Update October 11, 2019- This project at 465 Greenwich Street became a stalled one under bankruptcy.

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Told you so. Those pencil tower condos are not selling.

Update October 18, 2019- Real Deal reports that units in 50 West, 111 Murray, and Tribeca’s

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Exclusive tour of the Four Seasons at 30 Park Place

(4,200 people have viewed this as of May 21, 2016) Update May 21, 2016- With this building close to opening, it is a good time to re-post it.

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Homeless take over Tribeca

September 25, 2019- The TribecaCitizen covers the scourge of homeless who are sleeping in

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Rare images of the Goldman Sachs building construction

December 28, 2018- by Steven E. Greer

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Convicted murderer hired by ferry boat company to sell bogus tickets arrested for shooting in The Battery

Update September 12, 2019- This Democrat voter-base poster child is now a convicted felon

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The BPCA PILOT fees are unconstitutional taxation without representation

Update December 20, 2017- Governor Cuomo finally, reluctantly, signed the bill to supposedly

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New Pharmacy: Tribeca Apothecary

September 2, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD Large pharmacy chains like

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The Late Reviewer: “16 Acres”: How the biggest lightning rod in the world was made

 September 20, 2014- by Steven E. Greer “16 Acres” is an excellent documentary that describes the politics behind the rebuilding of Ground Zero, and why it has taken so long.

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14-years later, the “9/11 stairs” are the center attraction of Brookfield Place

March 28, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD Four years ago, BP.TV worked to help stop the plans by the numbskulls of Brookfield Properties

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Read Between the Lines: 8-31-2019

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Violent felons selling fake Statue of Liberty tickets finally ousted from the Battery?

August 21, 2019- by Steven E. Greer BPTV has been the only source to state bluntly that the con artists in The Battery selling bogus

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Tear down the Rector Street bridge

Update December 1, 2015- The BPCA today announced that the Rector Street Bridge will indeed

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Renting is better than buying if you plan to live in New York for fewer than five years

February 15, 2016- A report lays out the scenarios for when it makes financial sense to purchase

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More action promised against Staten Island Ferry felons selling fake tickets to tourists

August 5, 2019- After some elected official got harassed by the Staten Island ferry, and nearby cops

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Disney HQ to relocate to old location of City Winery

August 7, 2019- Tribeca Citizen reports, “Plans were filed with DOB this week for Disney’s building to

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The designer of Le District gives a walking tour

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Interview with Ed Hogan of Brookfield Properties about retail leasing strategies

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BPCA President Shari Hyman leaves amidst scandal

September 15, 2017- The Tribeca Tribune reported that BPCA President Shari Hyman has left her job

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BPC curmudgeon afraid of change wants the hideous Rector Street bridge to stay up

August 8, 2019- by Steven E. Greer The Rector Street bridge was always built as a temporary remedy after the 9/11 attacks. It was hideous

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