What is brutalist architecture? A Roosevelt Island history

In my New York City neighborhood, brutalist architecture forms the residential foundation. Buildings planned and built in the 1970s were brutalist in design, a style

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Will RIOC become homeless, this summer? Their freebie lease runs out…

Will RIOC become homeless when its freebie lease expires in July? Times change, and the state agency faces a whole new set of circumstances. Their free ride may be over.

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Westview finally springs free, Mitchell-Lama conversion now complete

Announcing the Mitchell-Lama conversion final approval, David Hirschhorn said, “Perched atop the East River on Manhattan’s Roosevelt Island, coop apartments in the 19-Story, 360 unit Westview Apartments will soon be offered for sale. Hirschhorn, managing member of the developer, WV Preservation Partners, LLC, has shephered the complex through the years long process.

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