Tag: Skyscraper

diversion / when Manhattan skyscrapers and sky were further apart, circa 1900

Manhattan skyline and skyscrapers from 100 years agoThis will take some clicking around, but there is a reward. If, that is, you’d like to see what "skyscrapers" looked like in Manhattan back when such things were being born. This discussion

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water fountain view from Chelsea Mercantile loft worth only $1,040/ft

what would you pay for a (real) view?I had some fun in my January 20, privileged Chelsea Mercantile loft clears near $1,700/ft at 252 Seventh Avenue, talking about what spectacular views are worth at the Chelsea Mercantile (in two cases

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privileged Chelsea Mercantile loft clears near $1,700/ft at 252 Seventh Avenue

was it the iconic views?If there is a data geek out there looking for a laboratory to explore the value of views, one could do worse than start at the Chelsea Mercantile at 252 Seventh Avenue. The Merc is an

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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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