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Meet the New Yorker cataloging the history of the city through its trash
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Meet the New Yorker cataloging the history of the city through its trash

Nelson Molina’s “Treasures in the Trash” collection | Courtesy of DSNY. A sanitation worker collected thousands of items from the trash for 34...

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What $575,000 buys in NYC right now
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What $575,000 buys in NYC right now

Five apartments, five NYC neighborhoods, all under $600,000 Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a weekly column that explores what one can buy for a set...

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Court strikes blow to proposed Two Bridges supertall
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Court strikes blow to proposed Two Bridges supertall

The Two Bridges section of the Lower East Side. | Max Touhey The ruling could be a major hurdle for the 100-story tower Opponents of a supertall...

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Manhattan, once again, is the most expensive place to rent in the US
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Manhattan, once again, is the most expensive place to rent in the US

Shutterstock Manhattan’s monthly rent reached an average of $4,190/month, according to one report Manhattan tops the list of most expensive average...

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In the Bronx, 328 low-income rentals open in city housing lottery
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In the Bronx, 328 low-income rentals open in city housing lottery

The apartments are at Compass Residences, a major affordable housing development in The Bronx The housing lottery has opened for two new affordable...

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City mulls next steps to crack down on height-boosting ‘zoning loopholes’
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City mulls next steps to crack down on height-boosting ‘zoning loopholes’

Lawmakers say the city must crack down on ambiguities in the zoning code The city recently enacted stricter zoning regulations to curb excessive...

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What $1.3M buys in NYC right now
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What $1.3M 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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After 14 years, NYCHA community center in Gowanus receives funds to reopen
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After 14 years, NYCHA community center in Gowanus receives funds to reopen

Rep tape stymied pervious attempts to renovate and reopen the center The City Council has kicked in nearly one million dollars to reopen the long...

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Big reveal: $1.25M for a renovated Chelsea condo
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Big reveal: $1.25M for a renovated Chelsea condo

Did you guess the correct asking price? The first guess for this week’s Pricespotter apartment—a chic Chelsea condo close to the High Line—was the...

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How much for a lovely, renovated Chelsea condo?
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How much for a lovely, renovated Chelsea condo?

Can you guess the asking price for this gut-renovated apartment? Pricespotter is Curbed’s pricing guessing game. How much do you think this place...

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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Guggenheim Museum named a UNESCO World Heritage site
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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Guggenheim Museum named a UNESCO World Heritage site

The iconic Guggenheim Museum is one of eight Wright properties to receive the honor Eight of legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s most notable...

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In Queens, a garden for immigrants to put down roots
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In Queens, a garden for immigrants to put down roots

A new initiative will bring a community garden to the space below the BQE There are 3.2 million immigrants in New York City—the largest number in...

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Facebook mulls a move to Hudson Yards: reports
Blog 3 weeks ago
Facebook mulls a move to Hudson Yards: reports

The tech giant may be eyeing a massive new office in Norman Foster’s Hudson Yards tower Amazon isn’t the only tech company that may be scoping out...

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As Red Hook’s industrial history is demolished, what comes next for the neighborhood?
Blog 3 weeks ago
As Red Hook’s industrial history is demolished, what comes next for the neighborhood?

The remaining vestiges of Red Hook’s industrial past are slowly being lost to development Down on the Red Hook waterfront, a part of Brooklyn’s...

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New details emerge for 942-foot Downtown Brooklyn tower
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New details emerge for 942-foot Downtown Brooklyn tower

The project at 625 Fulton would include an elementary school as well as office and retail space At a community board meeting last week, developers...

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Staten Island’s Bay Street rezoning approved by City Council
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Staten Island’s Bay Street rezoning approved by City Council

The vote caps a years-long process to rezone State Island’s north shore The City Council approved a proposal to rezone part of Staten Island’s...

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Contested Upper West Side tower earns city board’s approval—again
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Contested Upper West Side tower earns city board’s approval—again

The board upheld its initial ruling in favor of the project’s developer A disputed Upper West Side tower cleared a major hurdle Tuesday after...

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What $5,000 rents in NYC right now
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What $5,000 rents in NYC right now

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

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Gowanus buildings mulled for landmark status as rezoning looms
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Gowanus buildings mulled for landmark status as rezoning looms

Five historical structures will be considered by the LPC for possible landmark status Following years of advocacy by community groups and...

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Nearly half of NYC listings are within a block of construction
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Nearly half of NYC listings are within a block of construction

Neighborhoods in northern Brooklyn and western Queens dominated the top ten of listings near construction For New Yorkers, there’s plenty of...

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Bay Ridge bike lane network will proceed despite community board objections
Blog 4 weeks ago
Bay Ridge bike lane network will proceed despite community board objections

Transit officials aim to roll out the network by “late summer/early fall” The city will ignore a Bay Ridge community board’s objections to a...

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City sues operators of ‘unscrupulous’ $5M illegal hotel ring
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City sues operators of ‘unscrupulous’ $5M illegal hotel ring

The four year scheme took dozens of units off the market New York City is suing 13 firms and individuals who for years ran a massive network of...

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Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez sell 432 Park condo for $17.5M
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Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez sell 432 Park condo for $17.5M

The couple’s 4,003-square-foot property sold after five months in the market Just five months after listing the property, Jennifer Lopez and Alex...

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Essex Crossing’s next batch of affordable apartments for seniors now up for grabs
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Essex Crossing’s next batch of affordable apartments for seniors now up for grabs

The Lower East Side building will have 84 studios for low-income seniors Many of the bits and pieces of Essex Crossing’s first phase are now...

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St. Mark’s air rights deal approved by landmarks commission
Blog 1 month ago
St. Mark’s air rights deal approved by landmarks commission

The plan will create a permanent maintenance contract for a nearby landmark The Landmarks Preservation Commission reluctantly approved a developer...

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What $2,000 rents in NYC right now
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What $2,000 rents in NYC right now

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

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Plans for Zaha Hadid’s final NYC building may have changed
Blog 1 month ago
Plans for Zaha Hadid’s final NYC building may have changed

Moinian Group’s development at 220 11th Avenue gets updated building plans The final New York City building to be designed by the late architect...

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Possible Soho, Noho rezoning could broaden the scope of artist live-work spaces
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Possible Soho, Noho rezoning could broaden the scope of artist live-work spaces

Preliminary recommendations say those units could be expanded for “all types of work” Potential zoning changes in Soho and Noho may broaden those...

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New York’s ‘historic,’ pro-tenant rent reforms pass with Cuomo’s approval
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New York’s ‘historic,’ pro-tenant rent reforms pass with Cuomo’s approval

The state legislature’s new Democratic majority pushed through landmark tenant protections It’s official: Tenants of rent-regulated apartments...

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New looks at Crown Building’s ultraluxury condo conversion
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New looks at Crown Building’s ultraluxury condo conversion

The historic Midtown building will get 22 apartments and an Amanresorts hotel There’s no shortage of over-the-top, high-priced condos in Manhattan,...

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