Park Slope’s Pavilion Theater to go resi

The Pavilion Theater in Park Slope is going residential. Hidrock Realty, a Herald Square-based firm that bought the iconic Art Deco property at 188 Prospect Park West for $16 million in 2006, is planning to build a 24-unit building on the site, according to a permit application filed with the city’s Department of Buildings Wednesday. The developer’s application with the city shows plans for a new six-story building that is slated to replace the 33,000-square-foot … [more]

Equinox to open health-conscious hotel at Hudson Yards

Equinox Holdings — the purveyor of upscale gyms — is planning to open a hotel at Related Companies’ Hudson Yards development. The hotel will be geared toward health-conscious travelers, the Wall Street Journal reported. The hotel, which will feature high-end fitness amenities, is scheduled to open in 2018. Yabu Pushelberg will design the property, which will feature a 60,000-square-foot Equinox gym. Equinox, which is owned by Related, is opening a hotel in Los Angeles in 2019 and … [more]

Summit Presenter Q&A with Michael Petrilli, Fordham Institute

The NewSchools Summit is coming up on May 6, 2015. Leading up to it, we are featuring conversations with some of our exciting presenters.  Today we’re featuring Michael Petrilli, the president of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, a research fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution and executive editor of Education Next.  At Summit, Michael will be moderating a session called “Preparing Students to Achieve their Aspirations: Supporting Multiple Pathways,” featuring Sehba Ali from KIPP Houston, Rashid Davis from Pathways […]

The School Organizations in Our Portfolio are Growing!

NewSchools is celebrating the opening of new charter school campuses in Washington, DC, Newark, NJ and Boston, MA. We support the growth of entrepreneur led education organizations in each of these cities through our City Funds.Boston Fund: Four New CampusesKIPP MA | KIPP Academy Boston Elementary | K-41 New Campus | Total Campuses: 5Match Education | Match Next Middle School | 5-81 New Campus | Total Campuses: 3UP Education Network | UP Academy Holland | K-81 New Campus | Total Campuses: […]