Tag: Tribeca

nine years ago today … Manhattan Loft Guy post #1

how many ‘years’ is that in Internet time? (Can’t say that I miss Lorne Green often, but this question prompts one of those times.) Quick post without any downtown Manhattan lofts to discuss (directly). It was March 19, 2006 that I

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memory lane: pioneer days in Tribeca, revisited

  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 6, 2012, watching Tribeca grow

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diversion about real estate (any discussion of Gentrification is tangentially about Manhattan loft neighborhoods)

  though the focus recently is on Brooklyn A perennial never-get-to on my Don’t Do list is a thought piece on how neighborhoods change, including my personal history as a residential pioneer in the then newly-minted Tribeca (truly TriBeCa in

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Tribeca and Soho top the rankings in median price by neighborhood, of course

top line numbers are so … top lineThe graph associated with this Property Shark report about median prices for coops, condos and 1- or 2-family homes by New York City neighborhood, with 2012 v. 2011 and 2012 v. 2008 data,

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renovation after 2007 gets 55 N. Moore Street loft 15% over 2009

will I ever understand this business??There are a great many things I do not understand about the Manhattan residential real estate business, so it is good that I am still (kinda, sorta) young. One of the things I don’t understand

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for 69 Murray Street loft, The Peak was then, and almost now

off by a rounding errorThe “1,800 sq ft” Manhattan loft on the 8th floor at 69 Murray Street that sold in a very Peak-y sale on January 31, 2008 at $2.275mm just resold in the same condition at $2.25mm. That’s

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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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45 Lispenard loft sale meets the past from the other direction

score one for The New York ObserverNetiquette requires that I note a factually correct Manhattan loft sale catch by The New York Observer, having snarked on their sorry ass ‘fact-checking’ only yesterday. Whatever ACRIS filters they use, they again beat

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OYAToMLG / people under 3 feet high + Tribeca history edition

One Year Ago Today on Manhattan Loft Guy (an occasional series)My post a year ago today was about the template of news articles that get recycled every few years, “the population of Tribeca has grown xx% since YY…”: Quote For

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can a “loft” in Manhattan change your way of thinking?

or, just provoke a gentrification rant?I missed this last Thursday (I was on vacation), but there is a fascinating web-only New York Times piece in the Living Rooms section of the Opinionator blog, Our Buildings, Ourselves by Elizabeth Hawes. It

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