Roberta Brandes Gratz

  • News

    September 15, 2010

    "Poor Man's Bermuda" in Staten Island? Not anymore

    For a century, 41 families have had a sweet deal on public land in Staten Island. But summer is finally over.

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2006

    Landmark Disaster: P.S. 64 Stripped This Week?

    East Village activists were jubilant Tuesday morning when the Landmarks Preservations Commission voted unanimously to landmark the old P.S. 64 on East 9th Street in Manhattan. The LPC's vote puts in check owner Gregg Singer's controversial plan to raze the back half of the century-old school build ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2006

    Drawing Blood Over CHARAS

    Fans of preserving the former CHARAS building, on East 9th Street, won a round last week. Preservationists have been pushing the city's Landmarks commission to protect the 102-year-old former public school. The owner, Gregg Singer, has been pushing a plan to tear part of it down so he develop a 19-s ... More >>