Tag: Construction

“noted architect” will be disappointed that “incredible” 200 Mercer Street loft went for $939/ft

he’s not the only oneStart with “an amazing combination of genuine loft style and a top of the line renovation using only the best of modern materials” (“[d]esigned by [a] noted architect”). Add in 11 foot ceilings, classic brick, and

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nightmare scenario for lofts at 7 East 13 Street, as New School construction allegedly destroys building

another small building risk, embodiedWhat if you paid $8mm for two Manhattan lofts in a new 7-unit condo conversion in 2007 and with a 16-story university building under construction next door, found that the building was settling and your walls

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watching the new construction at 31 West 15 Street

there are worse uses for the inter-tubesThe hat tip goes to Curbed for linking on Friday to a single-purpose blog (or is it a vlog?), Bird’s Eye View NYC, which has been posting video of the demolition (and associated hijinks

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no skyscrapers in Manhattan loft neighborhoods, but why not?

[UPDATE 1.18.12: this topic is ‘news’ again because the Working Paper I talk about below has just been published in an academic journal, which got some press through the New York Observer, Uncanny Valley: The Real Reason There Are No

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39 Worth Street loft finally closes, makes the papers

out of my leagueThe Manhattan loft #3E at 39 Worth Street finally sold last week, but that’s not why it made the papers. The buyer is a hotshot young designer who used to live on the Lower East Side, a

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the politics, wisdom or inanity of airing dirty linen about your coop or condo

something in the water??I had intended this morning to do a post focused on one particular dispute between a condo developer and unit owners in Brooklyn, but then I saw an article in today’s NY Times airing angry emails between

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what about that (not yet) New Construction across the street?

  good, or bad? yes and noI had a kind of cocktail party conversation with someone who may be buying very near a high profile (pun intended) proposed Major Real Estate Development in a prime part of Manhattan. Long story

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