REAL ESTATE

  • How to celebrate Women’s History Month in NYC

    Suffragists marching, probably in New York City in. New York, 1915. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress Every March, Americans celebrate Women’s History Month, a chance to highlight the invaluable contributions of women who helped shape the history of the nation. In New York City, where the month-long holiday began in 1909, there is a large selection of engaging,…

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  • MTA reveals congestion pricing exemptions for people with disabilities

    The Metropolitan Transportation Authority on Monday announced two plans to provide people with disabilities exemptions from the new congestion pricing toll, which could take effect as early as June. The Individual Disability Exemption Plan (IDEP) allows New Yorkers with disabilities to register one vehicle to be exempt from the Central Business District (CBD) tolling program. The second program, the Organizational…

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  • $12B Hudson Yards casino proposal details three skyscrapers, 1,500 apartments, a hotel, and offices

    Photo courtesy of Related-Oxford What could a casino look like in Hudson Yards? Related Companies this week filed plans with the city detailing a massive $12 billion development on the undeveloped western portion of Hudson Yards. As first spotted by Crain’s, the proposal calls for the construction of three skyscrapers, including an 80-story residential building with 1,500 apartments, an office…

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  • Google opens new NYC office at historic St. John’s Terminal

    All photos courtesy of Google. Google on Wednesday officially opened its newest New York City office. What once was a freight terminal in an industrial section of lower Manhattan is now a high-performing modern workplace for thousands of employees. Anchoring Google’s larger campus in Hudson Square, the historic St. John’s Terminal building at 550 Washington Street has been reimagined by…

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  • 21 mixed-income luxury apartments available in the Bronx, from $1,800/month

    All renderings courtesy of the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development Applications are now being accepted for 21 middle-income apartments at a new rental development in the South Bronx. Located at 2976 Third Avenue in Melrose, the 15-story building offers residents newly constructed luxury units with spacious open layouts. New Yorkers earning 130 percent of the area median income,…

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  • Mayor Adams sued over failure to enact housing voucher laws

    The Legal Aid Society on Wednesday filed a class-action lawsuit against Mayor Eric Adams for failing to comply with new laws regarding housing vouchers that should have taken effect on January 9. The group filed the suit on behalf of four plaintiffs who are unable to access housing vouchers they are entitled to under laws passed by the City Council…

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  • The best space heaters for small apartments

    Space heaters are a great way to add extra warmth to a small, drafty apartment. And as long as you use them as recommended, space heaters are perfectly safe – especially the newer versions, which come with lots of safety features. Options include powerful models that can oscillate, show the temperature on the digital display, have remote controls, and are…

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  • 40 gift ideas for every type of Valentine

    Valentine’s Day is an opportunity to give your loved one something they will really appreciate. It could be candy and flowers – but it could also be something that, at first glance, doesn’t seem like a Valentine’s Day gift. The point is to get them something that they’ll want, like, and use. With that in mind, we’re suggesting a variety…

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  • 70 NYCHA workers charged with bribery and extortion

    Dozens of current and former employees of the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) were charged on Tuesday with bribery and extortion offenses. As many as 70 superintendents and assistant superintendents at nearly 100 NYCHA buildings allegedly demanded over $2 million in bribery money from contractors collectively in exchange for $13 million in work, according to charges unsealed by the…

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  • Visit the Frick Collection at the Breuer Building before it closes in March

    All photos courtesy of Joseph Coscia Jr. Here’s your last chance to visit the Frick Madison at its temporary home inside the brutalist icon the Breuer Building. The Frick Collection, which has temporarily resided at 945 Madison Avenue since 2021, is closing its doors on March 3 as the art institution prepares to move back to its newly-renovated, historic home…

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