PHOTOS: After two-year renovation, NYPL’s historic Rose Main Reading Room will reopen on October 5th | 6sqft

PHOTOS: After two-year renovation, NYPL’s historic Rose Main Reading Room will reopen on October 5th | 6sqft

After a two-year restoration, the New York Public Library’s historic Rose Main Reading Room and Bill Blass Public Catalog Room will reopen to the public on Wednesday, October 5th. Source: PHOTOS: After two-year renovation, NYPL’s historic Rose Main Reading Room will reopen on October 5th | 6sqft The $12 million...Read more
REVEALED: World Trade Center Performing Arts Center will be a translucent marble cube | 6sqft

REVEALED: World Trade Center Performing Arts Center will be a translucent marble cube | 6sqft

After stalling for years, the $243 million World Trade Center Performing Arts Center started to make headway in recent months, first with a decision to go with REX as the designers and then with a $75 million gift from Billionaire businessman and philanthropist Ronald O. Perelman (who is gaining naming rights)....Read more
8 Ways Lower Manhattan Has Changed Since 9/11 – Financial District – DNAinfo New York

8 Ways Lower Manhattan Has Changed Since 9/11 – Financial District – DNAinfo New York

In the 15 years since the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, Lower Manhattan has undergone an immense transformation. What was once a neighborhood predominantly defined by finance workers which basically shuttered at night and at weekends is now — thanks to a lot of government subsidies — booming with residential development,...Read more
Northwest Queens is the New Brooklyn When It Comes to Rent – Long Island City – DNAinfo New York

Northwest Queens is the New Brooklyn When It Comes to Rent – Long Island City – DNAinfo New York

As a number of units in shiny new developments hit the rental market of Northwest Queens, prices in the area increased last month, according to a report released Thursday from Douglas Elliman. Meanwhile, Brooklyn’s rental market saw prices decline — resulting in a tie for the median price of both boroughs....Read more
Lower Manhattan population more than doubles since 9/11, State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli report says | Crain’s New York Business

Lower Manhattan population more than doubles since 9/11, State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli report says | Crain’s New York Business

State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli talks up resurgence of neighborhood, but role of government subsidies unclear The number of residents and new apartments in lower Manhattan has skyrocketed since 2000, while the number of jobs remains below pre-9/11 levels, according to a report Tuesday. The report, released by state Comptroller Thomas...Read more
Everything You Need to Know about Affordable Housing: Applying, Getting In, and Staying Put

Everything You Need to Know about Affordable Housing: Applying, Getting In, and Staying Put

Affordable housing is one of the hottest topics in the real estate market these days. It all started with Mayor de Blasio’s plan to preserve or build 200,000 affordable units over the next ten years, which has resulted in a slew of new lotteries for below-market rate apartments, putting his goalahead...Read more
The last days of Admiral’s Row’s stately, neglected mansions – Curbed NY

The last days of Admiral’s Row’s stately, neglected mansions – Curbed NY

“It is an ugly thing to live in a timeless place” “That is the ultimate tragedy of Admiral’s Row—that those buildings got knocked down for parking. In 2016, we are knocking down 150-year-old buildings for a parking lot,” says Simeon Bankoff, the Executive Director of the Historic Districts Council. “It...Read more

Is This East River Gondola Proposal Really So Crazy?: Gothamist

Is This East River Gondola Proposal Really So Crazy?: Gothamisthttps://gothamist.com/2016/06/24/if_you_will_it_it_is_no_dream.php?utm_source=Gothamist+Daily&utm_campaign=0f64c11a3f-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_73240544d8-0f64c11a3f-163681 Related Posts:Related Posts:The 12 Best Gay Bars In NYC: GothamistThe 14 Best New Bars Of 2015: GothamistWhat If Broadway Was One Long, Lush Green Park?: GothamistWhat If Broadway Was One Long, Lush Green Park?: Gothamist3-Bedroom Apartment Transformed Into 10-Bedroom Airbnb…https://blog.rdny.com/2016/06/is-this-east-river-gondola-proposal-really-so-crazy-gothamist/Read more

For Just $30, the AeroPress Coffee Maker Might Be the Next Big Thing in Brewing | 6sqft

The AeroPress coffee maker from Aerobie uses an airtight plunger to push coffee or espresso through the filter, creating what many say is the ideal cup of joe.https://www.6sqft.com/for-just-30-the-aeropress-coffee-maker-might-be-the-next-big-thing-in-brewing/ Related Posts:Related Posts:Looking at NYC s 10 Scenic Landmarks and What Sets…Spotlight: Kristin Heckler Delivers Bouquets on Wheels at…Affordable Housing Lottery Begins...Read more

Affordable Housing Lottery Begins for Two Brand-New Bronx Buildings, Starting at $833/Month | 6sqft

In the Mount Hope section of the Bronx, two under-construction buildings have kicked off a combined housing lottery for 89 affordable apartments.https://www.6sqft.com/affordable-housing-lottery-begins-for-two-brand-new-bronx-buildings-starting-at-833month/ Related Posts:Related Posts:For Just $30, the AeroPress Coffee Maker Might Be the Next…Looking at NYC s 10 Scenic Landmarks and What Sets…Spotlight: Kristin Heckler Delivers Bouquets on Wheels...Read more

Spotlight: Kristin Heckler Delivers Bouquets on Wheels at Uprooted Flower Truck | 6sqft

6sqft chats with Kristin Heckler of Uprooted Flower Truck about delivering bouquets on wheels to New Yorkers.https://www.6sqft.com/spotlight-kristin-heckler-delivers-bouquets-on-wheels-at-uprooted-flower-truck/ Related Posts:Related Posts:New Yorker Spotlight: Peter Kaye Keeps the Turntables…For Just $30, the AeroPress Coffee Maker Might Be the Next…Looking at NYC s 10 Scenic Landmarks and What Sets…Affordable Housing Lottery Begins for...Read more

Vintage New York Comes Alive in a New MCNY Photo Exhibit – Curbed NY

The Museum of the City of New York (MCNY) is taking us back to the late 19th and 20th centuries in its latest photo exhibit that captures some of the city’s most iconic locations like Times Square and Coney Island.https://ny.curbed.com/2016/6/23/12016124/vintage-new-york-city-photos-mcny Related Posts:Related Posts:Preview the International Center of Photography s New…The...Read more

No fee Studio with a pool minutes from Midtown – 2,495

No Fee Studio Luxury Doorman building with a Concierge, Rent Stabilized, Pool, Sun Deck and Fitness Club, Oversized Windows, Granite Kitchen and New Stainless Steel Appliances, Dishwasher, Wash/Dry, Storage Room, Tenant Lounge, Bike Room, Playroom, Garage, Heat/H. Water/Gas incl., Central AC, Recreation Room. If this apartment doesn t Have It…Related...Read more

No Fee Studio – P/T Doorman, Renovated with Marble Kitchen – $2,150

No Fee Studio Part time Doorman, Elevator, Newly Renovated with a Marble Kitchen including Stainless Steel Appliances, Dishwasher, Microwave. Laundry in the building and a live-in super.https://www.nofeerentdirect.com/dynamic/standard.4d?Demo&Detail&FR&ERXVVVLOSCDZMQ&656357 Related Posts:Related Posts:No Fee Studio Upper East Side Luxury Highrise that…No Fee Upper East Side Studio- $2,249No fee Studio with a pool minutes...Read more
Map: 50 Biggest Celebrity Real Estate Moves of 2015 in NYC – Curbed Awards 2015 – Curbed NY

Map: 50 Biggest Celebrity Real Estate Moves of 2015 in NYC – Curbed Awards 2015 – Curbed NY

It’s time to make up a bunch of awards and hand them out to the most deserving people, places and things in the real estate, architecture and neighborhood universes of…https://ny.curbed.com/archives/2015/12/15/map_50_biggest_celebrity_real_estate_moves_of_2015_in_nyc.php?utm_campaign=issue-42191&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Curbed+NYRead more