Tag: Mayor Bloomberg

Plan to Boost Staten Island ‘Downtown’

via LAURA KUSISTO/ The Wall Street Journal Staten Island sits just a half-hour ferry ride from the crowded shores of Lower Manhattan, but the area where passengers disembark presents a challenge for city officials and residents who hope to create an urban center in the city’s most suburban borough. In its last six months, the…

Hoist ‘W’ flag at the home port

September 16, 2009 Hoist ‘W’ flag at the home port Jersey firm behind posh hotel to buy land and build 800 units keyed to young renters By KAREN O’SHEA A New Jersey company that developed the swank W Hotel and residences on the Hudson, the Trump Plaza in Jersey City and amenity-packed apartments on River…