From his penthouse balcony, photographer Jan Staller, who lives at 161 Charles Street, has a fine view of the hole in the ground next-door at No. 163.
It could be worse.
That’s where developer Barry Leistner is planning to build an eight-story glass-and-brick condominium building that would likely block Mr. Staller’s river views.
Mr. Staller—who Read More
Artist and socialite Julian Schnabel has lived and worked quietly at his home and studio in a squat, brick building on leafy West 11th Street for more than a decade.
Now the building is a battleground.
Mr. Schnabel angered his notoriously preservationist West Village neighbors in January 2005 when he announced plans to expand Read More
Forty-year-old art dealer Kenny Schachter took in the Spartan splendor of his new Greenwich Village art gallery and smiled an infectious smile. Uptown in Chelsea, and on the East Side, things were looking grim. From Mr. Schachter’s perspective, the mood reminded him of the early 90′s, when scores of galleries went bankrupt and hundreds of Read More