LPC considers landmark status for Midtown’s Ambassador Grill

It may be closed to public, but the Ambassador Grill restaurant inside the ONE UN New York hotel at East 44th Street and United Nations Plaza could soon become a landmark. The city will consider giving landmark status to the interior on November 22, a spokeswoman for the Landmarks Preservation Commission told DNAinfo. The restaurant […]

Landmarks approves banker’s plan to turn Chelsea’s oldest home into “megamansion”

The Landmarks Preservation Commission last week approved plans to turn the oldest home in the Chelsea Historic District into what preservationists have derided as a “megamansion.” Ajoy Kapoor, who founded the private equity firm Saffron Capital Advisors, plans to expand his home at 404 West 20th Street into the side yard of the property, DNAinfo […]