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What $800,000 buys in NYC right now
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What $800,000 buys in NYC right now

Five apartments, five NYC neighborhoods Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a weekly column that explores what one can buy for a set dollar amount in...

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Long-stalled Willoughby Square Park scraps parking lot, adds abolitionist memorial
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Long-stalled Willoughby Square Park scraps parking lot, adds abolitionist memorial

The green space was promised to Downtown Brooklyn 15 years ago The city has revived plans for a Downtown Brooklyn park promised 15 years ago—just...

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Domino megaproject’s second residential building tops out
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Domino megaproject’s second residential building tops out

One South First, a mixed-use development designed by COOKFOX Architects, topped out this week The Domino Sugar Factory redevelopment continues to...

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Rockefeller Group’s Art Deco-inspired Manhattan condo launches sales
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Rockefeller Group’s Art Deco-inspired Manhattan condo launches sales

Apartments in the building, a throwback to the past, start at just under $1.2 million The Rockefeller Group first made its mark on Manhattan in the...

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Empire Outlets puts the ‘forgotten borough’ on the map
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Empire Outlets puts the ‘forgotten borough’ on the map

After seven years of planning, New York City’s first outlet mall opened on Staten Island’s north shore After seven years in the works, New York...

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Financial District condo 77 Greenwich launches sales from $1.78M
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Financial District condo 77 Greenwich launches sales from $1.78M

The 500-foot building is rising on the site of a former Syms discount department store The glass residential tower rising from the former site of a...

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New York lawmakers seek to ban facial recognition technology in rental buildings
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New York lawmakers seek to ban facial recognition technology in rental buildings

The use of biometric data analysis is becoming a hot-button issue State lawmakers have proposed legislation that would outlaw the use of facial...

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I.M. Pei’s notable New York City buildings, mapped
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I.M. Pei’s notable New York City buildings, mapped

Late-breaking news this Thursday evening: I. M. Pei, the Pritzker Prize-winning Chinese-American architect, has died at the age of 102. Marc...

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Forest Hills is the best NYC neighborhood for first-time buyers: report
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Forest Hills is the best NYC neighborhood for first-time buyers: report

A StreetEasy study found that there are still affordable neighborhoods out there New Yorkers who fall into the millennial generation may see buying...

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New HUD rule could force NYC families from public housing
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New HUD rule could force NYC families from public housing

“The only thing this proposed rule would do is potentially make another 22,000 to 25,000 families homeless” A Trump administration proposal to...

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Trader Joe’s to open new location in the East Village
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Trader Joe’s to open new location in the East Village

The location on Avenue A will be the company’s ninth store in Manhattan Trader Joe’s announced this week that it will be opening another location...

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City will study how ‘gerrymandered’ zoning lots affect NYC neighborhoods
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City will study how ‘gerrymandered’ zoning lots affect NYC neighborhoods

Politicians aren’t the only people who embrace gerrymandering Developers who embrace the practice of drawing creative geographical boundaries to...

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What $3,800 rents in NYC right now
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What $3,800 rents in NYC right now

Five apartments, five NYC neighborhoods Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a weekly column that explores what one can rent for close to a set dollar...

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Stalled funds stymie vision to revitalize South Bronx waterfront
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Stalled funds stymie vision to revitalize South Bronx waterfront

The city allocated $2.75M for the Haven Project, but the funds remain stuck with the wrong agency On a recent Saturday afternoon, Melody Hernandez...

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‘We have to keep people in their homes’: City Council votes to strengthen tenant protections
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‘We have to keep people in their homes’: City Council votes to strengthen tenant protections

The legislation aims to shield tenants from predatory landlords The City Council voted Wednesday to approve a package of bills to strengthen...

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Rent-stabilized tenants may see rent hikes of up to 3.75 percent
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Rent-stabilized tenants may see rent hikes of up to 3.75 percent

In a preliminary vote, the Rent Guidelines Board voted 4-5 to approve a rent increase During a packed and contentious meeting on Tuesday, the Rent...

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Rezonings transform NYC neighborhoods—but the city doesn’t meaningfully study their impacts
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Rezonings transform NYC neighborhoods—but the city doesn’t meaningfully study their impacts

Rezonings treat New Yorkers as “guinea pigs in badly designed experiments,” said a Queens council member The city uses an environmental review...

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Elizabeth Street Garden’s future debated at raucous City Council committee hearing
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Elizabeth Street Garden’s future debated at raucous City Council committee hearing

The debate over the future of the open space—garden or affordable housing—is now in the City Council’s hands The fight over Nolita’s Elizabeth...

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In Crown Heights, a condo near the Brooklyn Botanic Garden launches sales
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In Crown Heights, a condo near the Brooklyn Botanic Garden launches sales

The building is located right in front of Prospect Park and has views to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden A new condo in Crown Heights—billing itself as...

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NYCHA air rights eyed by private developers
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NYCHA air rights eyed by private developers

Several developers have been working with lobbying firms to help them secure valuable air rights from the city’s public housing stock Several...

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Lena Dunham re-lists her airy Williamsburg condo for $2.6M
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Lena Dunham re-lists her airy Williamsburg condo for $2.6M

She had previously listed the three-bedroom apartment for 3 million Girls writer and actress Lena Dunham just listed her Williamsburg condo again,...

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New looks at Admiral’s Row-replacing office building at the Brooklyn Navy Yard
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New looks at Admiral’s Row-replacing office building at the Brooklyn Navy Yard

The building will be home to NYC’s first Wegmans In just a few months, the section of the Brooklyn Navy Yard that was once home to the stately 19th...

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New affordable housing development coming to East Harlem
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New affordable housing development coming to East Harlem

The 19-story building will have retail space and 300 affordable residential units The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) broke...

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What $600,000 buys in NYC right now
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What $600,000 buys in NYC right now

Five apartments, five NYC neighborhoods Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a weekly column that explores what one can buy for a set dollar amount in...

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Tenants, landlord groups debate city’s housing crisis as rent hikes loom
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Tenants, landlord groups debate city’s housing crisis as rent hikes loom

“I might have to move to another state, where life is cheaper,” an activist said On Thursday, the city’s Rent Guidelines Board listened to...

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Community solar may be the solution to help New York go green
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Community solar may be the solution to help New York go green

New regulations may be “turning point” for getting renewables on NYC rooftops In the Parkchester neighborhood of the Bronx, on the rooftop of a...

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In East Village, onslaught of buildings contaminated by noxious lead dust continues
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In East Village, onslaught of buildings contaminated by noxious lead dust continues

A privately-owned East Fourth Street building is the latest in the area where tenants suffered lead exposure An East Village apartment building...

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Macy’s explores raising skyscraper atop Midtown flagship
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Macy’s explores raising skyscraper atop Midtown flagship

The enormous retail store could sprout an 800-foot tower Midtown is bracing for a proliferation of new office towers, and one could end up...

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Goodbye, Show World: The last days of Times Square’s peep shows
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Goodbye, Show World: The last days of Times Square’s peep shows

As Times Square’s fortunes rose, the businesses that came to define it in the 1960s and ’70s have all but disappeared Tucked away from the hustle...

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Vision to rezone Bushwick unveiled by city
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Vision to rezone Bushwick unveiled by city

Under the plan, certain buildings could rise up to 16 stories while others would be capped at only 3 stories After four years of planning and...

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