Tag: 1960s

a Manhattan loft pioneer (of a different sort) remembers, records

a mutual admiration society is revealedIf you are a fan of Manhattan lofts (that’s everybody, right?), you are familiar with the work of architect Joseph Pell Lombardi. He worked on the conversion or construction of the Mohawk Atelier at 161

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Saturday diversion / Soho as “Hell's Hundred Acres” (Tribeca too!)

(pre-A.I.R., no less)Did you know that the New York Public Library staff blogs? I didn’t, either. This is from an April 22, 2011 post, A Helluva Town: The Origins of New York’s Hellish Place Names: (h/t @NabeWise on Twittter; someone

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what is the opposite of Soho?

this post is not about Soho (much), though it does involve Soho artistsAfter playing in the Soho artist-in-residence/real estate sandbox yesterday and again on Saturday, Manhattan Loft Guy takes a break to hit a town in Texas that might just

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Greene Street block as a lab for … global economic development??

yupI don’t want to leave the impression that I regularly peruse economics blogs about global development issues, but I did come across this February 22 small blog post by an econ prof with NYU’s Development Research Institute that focused on

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new development 72 Mercer holds its own from peak

  looking up from THE peakThe Manhattan loft #4E at 72 Mercer Street traded on January 29 (deed filed yesterday!) for $3.2mm, which is noteworthy for more than the up-to-the-minute currency: when it sold as brand spanking new in April

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