Tag: New York Times

classic loft at 42 West 15 Street sells at $1,700/ft without windows in living room

an unusual floor plan on a classic Manhattan loft footprint The “2,000 sq ft” Manhattan loft on the 3rd floor at 42 West 15 Street took a while to sell, but it closed last month at $3.4mm, two numbers round

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were feet in larger loft at 105 East 16 Street worth more than in smaller loft?

Conventional Wisdom about Manhattan residential real estate is right, often I don’t know if the equation “1 + 1 = 2.5” is original to The Miller, but he is my source for it. What he means is that in the

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a diversion worth a super day?

back in the saddle again, if briefly I held off blogging this piece from last week’s New York Times Sunday Magazine, as it is ever more timely today. The provocative headline, Is It Immoral To Watch the Super Bowl?, provokes,

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New York Times charmingly shows what a $233/ft Flatiron loft renovation looks like

Manhattan loft owners are not necessarily funnier than others, but they have more choices Maybe it is all the Auld Lang Syne-ing of late, but isn’t yesterday’s New York Times On Location feature in the Home & Garden section, Love

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diversion is not about lofts, but about Manhattan real estate

perhaps not very diverting, but there you go Sheesh … the last weekend of the year already. I’ve noted a few End Of Year Review type pieces for future comment, most of which I will likely never get around to

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ceilings + columns + beams + brick get authentic Soho loft huge premium, despite steps

bringing together Manhattan loft threads about walk-ups and character Of course the recently sold “1,550 sq ft” Manhattan loft #3R at 132 Greene Street at the top middle of prime Soho is most obviously noteworthy because it sold for $2.351mm

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diversion: Lena Dunham’s parents ruin a Tribeca loft

not a sale, so a diversion, even if about a Manhattan loft Weekends on Manhattan Loft Guy are usually for diversions from outside the real estate world, but this Robin Finn story (A Lena Dunham Locale and slideshow) from the Sunday

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a (rather crude) no Manhattan lofts diversion with ‘advice’ for the departing

there’s a Manhattan real estate angle I’m a big fan of the Ask A New Yorker feature on Gothamist and of the type of articles to which Jake Dobkins refers in the latest effort, Ask A Native New Yorker: Why Is

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$146/ft for a “minimal” “gut” renovation of Orchard Street loft featured in the New York Times

loving the people who love Manhattan lofts, and the lofts they love Did you see the On Location feature in today’s Home & Garden Section of the New York Times? If you did, I hope it made you smile. Here’s

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diversion about lofts in the movies and a tech mogul’s sex life

spectacular Flatiron loft back in the news I must say that I can’t figure out why it is recent ‘news’ that The Google Man is in an open marriage,  but I appreciate that The Real Deal did a loft-peeking piece

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