Tag: Photos

memory lane: how well do buyers see? (the decor test at 32 West 18 Street)

  One Year Ago Today on Manhattan Loft Guy You were warned in my July 4 post that you’ve got a couple of weeks of archived Manhattan Loft Guy material coming up. In my July 12, 2012, a tale of

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Lion’s Head loft at 121 West 19 Street takes a long time to lose 9% since 2007 resale

  our long national nightmare is over This is not new news, as the contract was signed unusually long ago, but the “1,920 sq ft” duplex Manhattan loft #3B at 121 West 19 Street (Lion’s Head) finally sold on February

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diversion from the archives / still a beautiful city

  still, time lapsed My April 14, 2012 diversion, beautiful Saturday diversion / beautiful city, time lapsed, is worth another look. Still diverting, still lapsing, still New York, still with a (slight) Manhattan loft neighborhood angle. If you’ve seen it

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weekend diversion: photo spread of New York from days past [UPDATED]

caution: time suck aheadThanks to Curbed for pointing out yesterday its new favorite tumblr, which is now my new favorite tumblr. (Now added to the Favorite Links on the right, in fact.)  NYC Past has a great story behind it,

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1 Worth Street loft sells after renovation / how building values change

every picture fails to tell a storyI hope it is not just that I am cranky today, what with the chilly rain not (yet) (really) melting the snow, but I am feeling a disturbing disconnect between the photos and listing

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Sunday diversion is about love (birds, bees and young people) and staying out late

a matter of personal indulgenceThrough the miracle of the inter-tubes, and the confidence of the principals and the editors of the Old Grey Lady, we got home well after midnight to find that the wedding we had just come from

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some diverting loft porn to stimulate your new year

too many Manhattan lofts, with too many photos (!)I don’t have anything to say about the specific lofts you can view there, as the Location Department website is a business site for film and ad location scouts; for viewers like

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a bidding skirmish? 142 Duane Street loft nudged above ask

a battle fought on the fields of nomenclatureThe term “bidding war” is oft-used and much loved in the Manhattan division of the Real Estate Industrial Complex, but it covers a variety of intensities and can hard to discern from the

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weekend diversion / more Manhattan photos, 'round midnight

circuitous routesWe had so much fun with last week’s night time photos, let’s go to midnight, and beyond …. The inter-tubes being the wonder that it is, this photo collection by a New York Times photographer came to my attention

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Sunday diversion / one man + camera + helicopter

staying away from baseball today (way up, up, up and away)How many times have you heard “New York as you’ve never seen it”? Maybe it is true in all cases; maybe not. Unless you are in the habit of hanging

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