You walk by these Manhattan rental apartment buildings all the time, in prime neighborhoods like the Upper West Side, Kip’s Bay, Chelsea, Gramercy, and the Upper East Side, the ones that probably seemed all fresh and contemporary when they first opened their doors in the 1960s and, especially, the 1970s, but now can’t shake their [...]
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The New York Times had a piece a few weeks ago titled “How Many People Can Manhattan Hold” that keeps popping into my thoughts as I go about my day, exploring New York City rental apartments and, more specifically, Manhattan neighborhoods: shiny and new, tired and creaky, everything in between.
Another week, another blast of news and notes about the exploding Brooklyn rental market. First, a bit of good news for anyone considering a Brooklyn rental apartment: prices overall actually went DOWN in the month of January!
First, before I get to the map of celebrity homes, a word of warning: if you’re new in town, real New Yorkers do NOT acknowledge celebrities, whether you spot them on the streets, in the supermarket, at the playground, at your children’s school, eating out in your favorite restaurant, wherever.
Anyone who has lived in New York City for an extended period of time–years, decades–knows it’s true: one of the most dominant characteristics of our home is constant, relentless, merciless change. And changing NYC zoning laws try to keep pace with balancing the developer’s desire to maximize the profits of their investments, and the local [...]
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