The New York Wheel sold as scrap, opposing two LES skyscrapers, & more

By Emily Myers | December 11, 2018 - 11:00AM 

The New York Wheel is being sold for parts (The Real Deal)

The City Council is trying to put the brakes on two Lower East Side skyscrapers by filing a legal challenge to the City (Bowery Boogie)

Brooklyn’s beleaguered multi-million dollar Squibb Bridge is being pulled down and replaced (Brooklyn Paper)

A pastor in East New York is partnering with developers in hopes of building affordable housing on a megachurch parking lot (New York Times)

There's a public meeting later to discuss the future Metro-North train serving the East Bronx (Gothamist)

The American Museum of Natural History is one step closer to a multi-million dollar expansion into nearby Theodore Roosevelt Park (NY Daily News)

Emily Myers

Senior Writer/Podcast Producer

Emily Myers is a senior writer, podcast host, and producer at Brick Underground. She studied journalism at the University of the Arts, London, and graduated with a MA Honors degree in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh. As host of the Brick Underground podcast she has earned three awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

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