Affordable housing in Manhattan can be elusive, but a recent trend among developers of NYC rental apartment buildings also means that, sometimes, it can be quite luxurious. Let me explain.
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Ten years after the World Trade Center attacks of 9/11, a collective portrait of NYC’s Financial District today. Yesterday, September 11, 2011, marked the tenth anniversary of that harrowing, heartbreaking day on which, we all predicted, “everything had changed.” And, of course, in some ways we were right. Ten years after the World Trade Center [...]
I remember the first time I went to Battery Park City. It was back in the late 1980s, and I was visiting a friend who had just moved into one of those earliest rental apartments to go on the market, and the whole place seemed a million miles away, like some suburban neighborhood had been [...]
Manhattan rental apartments throughout Lower Manhattan have, over the last five years or so, steadily become some of the most attractive properties in the entire city… and not just as pied-a-terres for bankers, either. Families, creative types, and professionals of all sorts have been flocking to the Financial District (FiDi) of late, enticed not only [...]
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