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The Sinister Brutality of Shipping Container Architecture
News 4 days ago
The Sinister Brutality of Shipping Container Architecture

EDINBURGH - It is late summer here, and what is still the world's largest arts festival is at its zenith. This means one thing: shipping containers...

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A Boom Time for the Bunker Business and Doomsday Capitalists
News 5 days ago
A Boom Time for the Bunker Business and Doomsday Capitalists

Mr. Hall has converted a former military nuclear missile vault into a luxury condominium built 15 stories into the Earth's crust. He is a leader...

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Summer in the City Is Hot, but Some Neighborhoods Suffer More
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Summer in the City Is Hot, but Some Neighborhoods Suffer More

As the United States suffers through a summer of record-breaking heat, new research shows that temperatures on a scorching summer day can vary as...

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Finding a Good Investment in Long Island City
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Finding a Good Investment in Long Island City

Seven years ago, Celine Thum came to New York from her native Chicago for a medical residency."I had sticker shock with how pricey the apartments...

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Of Barneys’ Bankruptcy, Pride and the Fall
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Of Barneys’ Bankruptcy, Pride and the Fall

It has been striking, over the last few weeks, to watch the almost gleeful flow of reports and speculation about the maybe-probably-now-confirmed...

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Dying Gasp of One Local Newspaper
News 2 weeks ago
Dying Gasp of One Local Newspaper

WARROAD, Minn. - Whenever she thought her small staff would be facing a particularly stressful deadline day, Rebecca Colden, the publisher of the...

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Solving the Dreaded New Jersey Commute
News 3 weeks ago
Solving the Dreaded New Jersey Commute

As a renter in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Rachel Ghiazza enjoyed a large one-bedroom across from McCarren Park, with a washer-dryer and a 300-square...

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How Much Is a View Worth in Manhattan? Try $11 Million
News 3 weeks ago
How Much Is a View Worth in Manhattan? Try $11 Million

In New York City's forest of tall buildings, having a view is an inestimable commodity, to be treasured and, when necessary, fought over. There...

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Cities Start to Question an American Ideal
News 2 months ago
Cities Start to Question an American Ideal

Rising concerns about housing affordability, racial inequality and climate change are causing cities nationwide to re-examine their attachment to...

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Landmark Deal Reached on Rent Protections for Tenants in N.Y.
News 2 months ago
Landmark Deal Reached on Rent Protections for Tenants in N.Y.

Newly empowered Democratic leaders in Albany announced a landmark agreement on Tuesday to strengthen New York's rent laws and tenant protections,...

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Albany Can Make History for Tenants - The New York Times
News 2 months ago
Albany Can Make History for Tenants - The New York Times

Gov. Andrew Cuomo could make history soon by signing legislation to reverse a quarter-century-long erosion of rent protections that cover over 40...

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Leaving Williamsburg for Better Value in Brooklyn
News 2 months ago
Leaving Williamsburg for Better Value in Brooklyn

Allie Conti and Dory Carr-Harris met at work, at Vice Media in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, nearly four years ago. A year later, Ms. Conti moved from...

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The Suburbs Are Coming to a City Near You
News 3 months ago
The Suburbs Are Coming to a City Near You

SAN FRANCISCO - The roof deck of this new apartment complex is over half of an acre, and currently a concrete construction zone. But soon it will...

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6 of I.M. Pei’s Most Important Works
News 3 months ago
6 of I.M. Pei’s Most Important Works

By The New York TimesBorn in Guangzhou, China, in 1917, I. M. Pei had a career in architecture that spanned over 60 years. Mr. Pei, who moved to...

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The Company That Sells Love to America Had a Dark Secret
News 3 months ago
The Company That Sells Love to America Had a Dark Secret

The pay-and-promotions lawsuit against Sterling Jewelers Inc. began the way a lot of these things begin: In 2005, Dawn Souto-Coons walked out of...

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A New Recruitment Tool for Construction
News 4 months ago
A New Recruitment Tool for Construction

Plastic excavators, bulldozers and cranes fueled by imagination have long captivated toddlers. Now, the construction industry is trying to attract...

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As Office Tenants Expect More Tech, Even the Windows Get Smart
News 4 months ago
As Office Tenants Expect More Tech, Even the Windows Get Smart

Office developers and landlords once had to think only about supplying electricity, plumbing and heating to workplaces, leaving tenants to design...

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When a Phone App Opens Your Apartment Door, but You Just Want a Key

The third floor of the warehouse on West 45th Street in Manhattan was a sprawl of rotting wood when the two artists first arrived. Yet through the...

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Hudson Yards Is Manhattan’s Biggest, Newest, Slickest Gated Community. Is This the Neighborhood New York Deserves?
News 5 months ago
Hudson Yards Is Manhattan’s Biggest, Newest, Slickest Gated Community. Is This the Neighborhood New York Deserves?

Hudson Yards presented the city with a grand opportunity to remake Manhattan’s West Side. But what has arrived? A review of the most ambitious...

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Amazon’s Tax Breaks and Incentives Were Big. Hudson Yards’ Are Bigger.

At Hudson Yards, the expansive real estate development that is about to open in Manhattan, seven floors of retail are occupied by Fendi, Dior,...

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Revitalization Projects Reawaken Downtown Los Angeles
News 5 months ago
Revitalization Projects Reawaken Downtown Los Angeles

Los Angeles’s downtown was little more than a sleepy office district not too long ago, where tens of thousands of suburbanites would clear out by...

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So Long to St. Mark’s Comics
News 5 months ago
So Long to St. Mark’s Comics

I stopped in to St. Mark's Comics one day last week to paw through what was left of the merchandise, a few days after the store's owner, Mitch...

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Inside the Rise and Fall of a Multimillion-Dollar Airbnb Scheme
News 5 months ago
Inside the Rise and Fall of a Multimillion-Dollar Airbnb Scheme

From the outside, there was nothing especially notable about the small white building on the corner of a cobblestone street in TriBeCa. But until...

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How to Throw an Intimate Dinner Party With Your Neighbor
News 5 months ago
How to Throw an Intimate Dinner Party With Your Neighbor

The fashion designer and former model Jane Mayle has lived on the top floor of an 1860s rowhouse on 12th Street ever since she was a student at...

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An Age-Appropriate Place Downtown
News 6 months ago
An Age-Appropriate Place Downtown

A year after moving to New York, Michael Dellon and Christos Livanos felt almost as if they were still living in their suburban hometown, Armonk, N...

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News 8 months ago
The Incredible Shrinking Apartment

It’s no secret that rents are on the rise, which means you get less space for the money. But if you’re feeling cramped, there may be another reason...

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News 8 months ago
On the Market: Homes for Sale in Brooklyn and Manhattan

Click on the slide show to see this week’s featured properties: In Lenox Hill, a roughly 1,250-square-foot, two-bedroom, two-bath apartment with...

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News 8 months ago
Modern Luxury With Mountain Views

The 4,843-square-foot penthouse atop this 2015 condo building in a suburb of Monterrey, Mexico, is on the market for $4.1 million. The four-bedroom...

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News 8 months ago
House Hunting in … Mexico

“It’s a very high-end boutique building, so there’s a lot of personal care,” Mr. Stroming said. Monterrey, Mexico’s third-largest city, is known as...

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News 8 months ago
From Homeless to Dream Job in Just One Year

Just a few years before, Mr. Levy had been chosen as prom king at his Brooklyn high school, and he planned to go to college. But as graduation...

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