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Update on Class Action Against Riverside Landlord

As a follow-up to our earlier story about a class action suit, charging, among other things, tenant harassment, brought against Pinnacle Group NY, LLC, owner of the Riverside Apartments, we received the following today as a comment to the prior post: At a press conference held at the Dunbar Apartments yesterday, Pinnacle tenants in the […]

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More Problems for Riverside Landlord

We previously reported that the petition of Pinnacle Group NY, the real estate company that owns, among some 400 residential properties in New York City, the historic Riverside Apartments, on Columbia Place between Joralemon and State streets, for review of an administrative decision denying its request for permission to build a parking garage under the […]

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Riverside Landlord Loses Garage Appeal

Last July, we reported that the state Division of Housing and Community Renewal had turned down the application of Pinnacle Group, Inc. landlord of the historic Riverside Apartments on Columbia Place, to build an underground parking garage between the apartment buildings and the BQE. Construction of this garage would require removal of mature trees that […]

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No parking at Riverside Garage?

Updated Thursday at 4:50 pm BHB just got word that the state Division of Housing & Community Renewal has rejected the landlord’s proposal to build a garage at the Riverside Apartments at the westernmost end of Joralemon Street. Ken Fisher, the attorney for landlord Pinnacle Group, told BHB, “While we are disappointed, this is only […]

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Garage Project Dead at Riverside Apts?

A BHB tipster sent us this photo of a notice posted at Riverside Apartments. It suggests that the landlord’s proposed garage project is dead. DEVELOPING….

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Kid to Riverside Tenants: No Garage Related Rent Hike

New York State Senator-elect Daniel Squadron has written tenants of the Riverside Apartments assuring them that they will not be subject to garage construction related rent increases.  Squadron spoke to the building’s landlord, the Pinnacle Group, who claim that they will not seek an MCI increase for the construction of its proposed garage. The content […]

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Riverside Tenants: Garage Flap is Not Over

Despite the go ahead yesterday from the Landmark Preservation Commission allowing the Pinnacle Group to build an underground garage at the Riverside Apartments,  tenants are shouting “it’s not over until the Fat Lady sings”. The tenants group has hired the law firm of Collins Dobkin Miller to represent them at New York State Division of […]

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Report: Riverside Garage Given LPC A-OK

The controversial underground parking garage at the Riverside Apartments was given the green light from the Landmark Preservation Commission today according to Brownstoner.   The Pinnacle Group’s original proposal was shot down earlier this year.   The new proposal decreases the number of parking spaces to under 100 and does not include the original’s plan to place […]

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Riverside Parking Garage Proposal Revived

The proposal by Pinnacle Group to build a parking garage in the courtyard of Riverside Apartments is proving harder to kill than Rasputin. The last time around, the Landmarks Preservation Commission held a hearing at which Pinnacle was told that its proposal as presented was unacceptable, but that other approaches might be considered. A new […]

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LPC Riverside Apts Hearing: Rescheduled

Riverside Apartment residents take note: The Landmarks Preservation Commission declared today’s hearing on the Riverside Parking Garage “Laid Over”. It looks like it was rescheduled for April 22nd, and is listed as “item 26″ on their agenda. Is The Pinnacle Group reevaluating their efforts? Flickr photo by dphetteix

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