Lisa Steinberg was just a few months out of college when she was bound, gagged and stabbed to death in the office of a Gap store on West 57th Street near Broadway. It was January of 1992, halfway through David Dinkin’s only term as mayor of an increasingly anarchic and crime-plagued New York.
The murder rate had peaked at 2,245 in 1990. But the number of homicides climbed in the Midtown South precinct—which includes Times Square—reaching 11 in 1993. East New York’s 75th precinct broke the record that year for the most murders in a single precinct: 126.
On Saturday, while any self-respecting magazine editor was scooting around the Hamptons, an anonymous Twitter user with the handle
With staffers and visitors of all stations sharing rides to and from the Frank Gehry cafeteria, the elevators have long been a conduit for company gossip to the outside. But by opening up a g-mail Read More
“I think we should have our salad and then we will go fast through the magazine,” said Stefano Tonchi, the editor of W. It was Tuesday afternoon on the fourth floor of 4 Times Square and Mr. Tonchi was wearing a two-button gray suit and an open-collared white shirt. He was showing off his newly Read More
Si Newhouse will move Condé Nast into a building downtown, most likely One World Trade Center, to take advantage of below-market rents. The move is unlikely before 2014, but there is plenty to think about before then.
We took the temperature, and the results are — unsurprisingly — mixed!
“Basically everyone wants Read More
Condé Nast COO and CFO John Bellando announced the company’s plans to move away from 4 Times Square in a memo to the staff this morning:
We have been evaluating real estate opportunities that would allow us to house all our brands in a single, state-of-the-art headquarters, as some of you may already Read More
Condé could well leave 4 Times Square, marking the end of the neighborhood as we’ve known it.
VIEW SLIDESHOW > A BRIEF HISTORY OF 4 TIMES SQUARE Read More
Important Manhattan office leases–they involve Douglas Durst and Steve Roth, after all! Read More
The New York Post‘s Keith J. Kelly speculates aloud on what it means for a Conde Nast magazine to be moved from the headquarters at 4 Times Square to 485 Lexington Avenue, where the publishing empire has auxilary office space:
Last year, House & Garden was shut down just a year after Read More
Si Newhouse’s plan for a new skyscraper on the far West Side with Douglas Durst is dead in the water, but is there something else out there?
Conde Nast C.O.O. John Bellando sent out an internal email this morning reassuring employees that all hope isn’t lost. At least for a new skyscraper somewhere. Here’s the Read More