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...
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Is it Time to Look to Bushwick? Brooklyn’s Rising Star

Is it Time to Look to Bushwick? Brooklyn’s Rising Star

  RDNY.com is NY's Largest No Fee Apartment Rental Service  Search our 100% No Fee listings! No. of Bedrooms? Studio 1 Bedroom Flex 2 Bedrooms 2 Bedrooms Flex 3 Bedrooms 3 Bedrooms Max. Rent? 1,300 1,400 1,500 1,600 1,700 1,800 1,900 2,000 2,100 2,200 2,300 2,400 2,500 2,600 2,700 2,800...
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Have You Visited Our Pinterest Page Yet? You’ll Want These Photos.

Have You Visited Our Pinterest Page Yet? You’ll Want These Photos.

We couldn’t resist the temptation! There are so many beautiful buildings, gardens, and architectural monuments in NYC that we decided we needed to start collecting some of the best photos. It’s pleasing on the eyes and satisfying to the heart. Looking at the best of New York City, it’s easy...
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Could This Be The Gowanus Canal One Day?

Could This Be The Gowanus Canal One Day?

Joseph Berger, in an article on 10/8/12 in The New York Times, discusses the controvery surrounding the cleanup and development of the Gowanus Canal, specifically the immediate area bordering the canal, which now calls itself ‘Gowanu’. The canal is a putrid cesspool, fed by a century of sewage discharges and...
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Brooklyn Bike Tours – The Scenic Way to Discover Brooklyn

Brooklyn Bike Tours – The Scenic Way to Discover Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Navy Yard’s security guard waves us through and we pedal our bikes behind Felipe Lavelle, creator of Get Up and Ride Bike Tours, Brooklyn’s new bike tour company. Passionate about both cycling and his neighborhood, Felipe is leading six of us on a 12-mile bike tour during which we’ll experience...
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Huge Greenpoint Development Bringing 4,000 apartments to Brooklyn

Huge Greenpoint Development Bringing 4,000 apartments to Brooklyn

According to Curbed, Greenpoint is getting 10 new residential towers on 22 acres of waterfront property, to be called Greenpoint Landing. It will bring approximately 4,000 new apartments to the area, with 20% of them being “affordable housing”. The plans also include a fanciful footbridge across Newtown Creek, connecting Greenpoint...
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Has Bushwick’s Moment in the Sun Come?

Has Bushwick’s Moment in the Sun Come?

For all of my 44 years in NYC, Bushwick has been a place I’ve avoided. My father was born in, and grew up in Bushwick. His family fled Bushwick when the neighborhood was collapsing and crime was surging in the late 1950s and early 1960s, just before the arsonists began...
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NYC Apartments – Three Affordable and Desirable Neighborhoods

NYC Apartments – Three Affordable and Desirable Neighborhoods

The Achievables Three evolving neighborhoods that strike the perfect balance between affordable and desirable. By S.Jhoanna Robledo  Published Mar 18, 2012   Inwood An under-the-radar area, you might think of it as the Upper Upper Upper West Side.           Ditmas Park A diverse community with stand-alone...
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Will success spoil Crown Heights?

Crown Heights has seen influx of young upwardly mobile couples, college kids and hipsters into the area, just a short walk along tree-lined Eastern Parkway to the Brooklyn Museum, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden and Prospect Park.
Brooklyn: The Shwick

Brooklyn: The Shwick

Ian, who is originally from Wisconsin [UPDATE: Ian is from Michigan. I always get Michigan and Wisconsin mixed up.], the but now has a home in Brooklyn, joined the RDNY.com Listings Dept yesterday (June 19, 2008). When I found out that he lives in Bushwick, I immediately asked him to...
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