Month: January 2012

another day, another parking lot to be developed / Varick Street Tribeca edition

more View Diligence due [UPDATED] The guy at Tribeca Citizen had a nice catch yesterday in response to a reader’s jackhammer question: building permits for the parking lot on Varick Street opposite the First Precinct. The Department of Buildings permit

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105 Hudson Street loft sold at $1,241/ft with great light but needing TLC is news only to Old Grey Lady

the Real Estate Industrial Complex, Media Division, strikes (late) The fact that the November 1 sale of the “2,800 sq ft” Manhattan loft #10S at 105 Hudson Street (the Powell Building) was featured in Residential Sales Around The Region in

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Sunday diversion / 20 days to America's game, boy division

you’ve been counting down, right?…So you know that the first day for pitchers and catchers to report to any major league baseball spring training site is February 18, February 19 for the Yankees, and February 21 for a hoping-to-not-finish-last team

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weekend diversion / world's game, distaff edition

that was a tough match with Costa Rica, wasn’t it?Even if you did not stay up to get the late soccer result from Vancouver last night, by now you know that the United States Women’s National Team beat Costa Rica

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butter and egg loft at 176 Duane Street sells at $1,889/ft

where is your “prime Tribeca”?You could argue about where the most prime Tribeca micro-nabe is, but ti should not take too long. I can see a case for N. Moore Street or Franklin Street, both between Varick and Hudson, and

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Post scoop: celebs close on raw loft at 427 Washington Street at $869/ft

Post flub: priceI can’t find a public record behind the lead celebrity real estate item in today’s Gimme Shelter feature in the New York Post on ACRIS, StreetEasy or The Shark, but according to our data-base Jennifer Gould Keil got

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banging the View Diligence drum (again), for Glass Farmhouse loft views from 448 West 37 Street

once more into the breachDo you see the light gray band that stretches from 37th Street to 36th Street in the middle of the block between 9th and 10th Avenues on this building map from locating that terrific Manhattan loft

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strange relo deal gets seller +14% over 2007 tho loft at 356 Broadway worth -8% less

how facts can mis-informIf you were following the hyper-local Manhattan loft market at 356 Broadway in east Tribeca, you would have had a very different view of that market toward the end of 2011 than you would now. How different

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a diversion, but not a light one / hedge fund 'winners'

some of my best friends editionA diversion does not have to be light or frothy, does it? If you agree with me (‘no’), then you might find this Matt Yglesias piece diverting, if not downright charming. He points to and

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winter snow + sleet diversion / no football edition

pitchers, catchers applying liniment alreadyAs Sammy Cahn would say, the weather outside is frightful. Although the word on the street is that there is some football to be played tomorrow (in frightful weather of a different sort?), the real sports

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