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WIHS to get facade fixed and neighbors worried about noise

By Maria Rocha-Buschel

The School Construction Authority is planning a major project to repair and renovate the façade of the Washington Irving High School building and neighbors are already concerned about how long they’ll be dealing with noise from what is sure to be a lengthy project. 402 more words

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A walk down Manhattan's first "block beautiful"

New York City has hundreds of breathtaking residential streets that inspire beauty—and deep real-estate envy.

But perhaps the first “block beautiful,” as it was called by a home design magazine around 1909, is the stretch of East 19th Street between Irving Place and Third Avenue. 366 more words

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