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"The greatest real estate coup of all time." "A 72-room Bohemian dream house." These are some of names bestowed on 190 Bowery, the mysterious 37,000-square-foot bank-turned-private-home of photographer Jay Maisel, who purchased the building for a mere$102K in 1966. When the property finally sold...
This structure, formerly perched at the corner of 18th Street and Irving Place, is largely considered to be New York City's first apartment building. At the time of its construction in 1869 and 1870, the city's housing landscape was divided between tenements and townhouses. The Stuyvesant Flats,...
[Photography by Chris and Michelle Gerard] In just a few years, West Village went from pleasantly desirable to downright trendy. It has its own independent coffee joint, an organic grocer, a record store, and is scheduled to see the opening of a pie shop. Even so, one of the neighborhood's most ...
  RFR Realty founders Aby Rosen and Michael Fuchs have put the Gramercy Park Hotel on the market. The 186-room, 18-story hotel at 2 Lexington Avenue is valued at $260 million. Developer Ian Schrager, along with Rosen and Fuchs, helmed the $200 million gut renovation of the property in 2006. Four...
  Because it's Tuesday, we dug through the photo archives to find two dozen antique images of Union Square. Most of these are more than 100 years old, showing an era when ladies wore giant flowered hats, trolleys cut through the park, and anarchists rallied in the square. 
The World Architecture Festival wrapped up its 2014 contest earlier this month, bestowing awards upon 33 buildings that are making innovative design a priority across the globe. From a community library in China that doubles as a playground to a Danish Maritime Museum to a hyper modern church in ...
Rental listings site Zumper is back with a new report (warning: PDF!) that details just how much one-bedrooms and two-bedrooms cost in various New York City neighborhoods. And the winner (Or is it the loser? If you're paying a lot to live there?) is... the Flatiron District, with a 1BR median re...
  This week's chart plots the vacancy rate and landlord concessionsagainst the change in rental prices. To be clear, Manhattan's vacancy rate has remained nominal for decades, hovering around 2 percent, but we get excited when market reports hype up the rise and fall by a few tenths of a percent...
With the average Manhattan rent hovering around $3,800, it can seem impossible that there was a time when one could find a whole apartment for $500 to $600 a month, let alone something in the double digits. But throughout the 1940s, rents average a mere $50 per month, with many places costing eve...
GRAMERCY PARK — Residents of an exclusive Gramercy Park enclave are up in arms after their neighbors — Lauren Santo Domingo, a New York socialite and Voguecontributing editor, and her Colombian billionaire beer heir husband Andres Santo Domingo — began digging a geothermal well beneath their town...

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