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Friday, April 29, 2016

Curbed NY


St. Marks Townhouse Once Home to Trash & Vaudeville Sells For $10M

The building was first listed on the market for $12 million last year, but by February this year the ask had come down to $10.5 million. The house finally sold for $10 to a real estate company, but it's not clear what will happen to the building...
 

After One Week, Late Flyers Owner Ed Snider's Gramercy Park Pad Sells

One week after the Gramercy Park North apartment of late Philadelphia Flyers owner Ed Snider was listed, the apartment has entered contract. It was most recently asking $7.5 million. The apartment first appeared on the market in 2014.
 
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Johnson & Johnson Heir Lists Historic Vanderbilt Mansion for $55M

Another day, another ridiculously pricey New York City home hits the market. This time, it's the 12,000-square-foot Vanderbilt Mansion on East 69th Street, and it's asking $55 million.
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Industry City's Newest Tenant is Clothing Giant The Gap

Gap Inc. will lease a 20,000 square foot facility at Building 4 as a photo and design studio. It's the latest new high profile tenant for the 16-building complex in Sunset Park. Recently MakerBot decided to stop manufacturing at the site.
 

Big Reveal: $750,000 For a Charming West Village One-Bedroom

The one-bedroom co-op has a high maintenance fee, but a relatively low asking price
 

The Whitney Will Offer Free Admission This Saturday, But There’s a Catch

To celebrate its first birthday in the Renzo Piano-designed space, The Whitney will be offering complimentary admission on Saturday—but only to neighbors who live within certain zip codes.
 

Bed-Stuy Warehouse Will Transform Into a Nine-Story Residential Building

Construction is currently underway on this nine-story building located on Atlantic Avenue in Bed-Stuy, which will bring 118 apartments to the neighborhood when construction wraps up sometime next spring.
 

Queens’s City View Tower Would Be Borough’s First Supertall

Filings with the Department of Buildings call for 774 units across 79 stories. There will also be a commercial component to the development.
 

18th-Century Horse Stable-Turned-Loft in Noho Seeks $3M

This oddball live/work space at 3 Great Jones Street, which served as a horse stable in the 18th century, but has since been turned into a duplex loft "done in Le Corbusier style," with modern details throughout.
 

Upper East Side Rental Project Would Have Two Schools, Plus Retail

Developer AvalonBay Communities plans to have 1,100 apartments, plus two schools (including a rebuilt School of Cooperative Technical Education), and 20,000 square feet of retail. The address is 321 East 96th Street.
 
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How to Curate a Design Fair: An Interview With Sight Unseen

The founders of online magazine Sight Unseen, Jill Singer and Monica Khemsurov, tell us about OFFSITE
 

Can Auction Transform a Storm-Damaged Corner of Staten Island?

In New Dorp, buyers at the May 10 auction will be asked to rebuild according to new standards.
 

Exclusive Photos: Inside the Under-Construction 3 World Trade Center

The third tallest building at the World Trade Center site, the structure will stand 1,079 feet tall when it is complete. GroupM has leased close to 700,000 square feet of office space in this 80-story building, which will be completed by 2018.
 

A-Rod Spotted House Hunting at 15 Central Park West (Again)

The Yankees infielder was spotted eyeing a two-bedroom rental in the city's most expensive condo. Rodriguez was allegedly banned from the building in 2014 for bringing in "too many hookers."
 

This 12-Story Tower May Replace Moscot's Former LES Headquarters

The corner of Orchard and Delancey Streets on the Lower East Side may soon be home to a 12-story residential building, due to have a restaurant at its base and fancy apartments above. It was once home to Moscot's HQ.
 

Peek Inside the $7M Penthouse of Steiner's East Village Development

The penthouse apartment at the rising Steiner East Village development on East 12th Street isn't, you know, cheap—the apartment is asking $7 million, after all—but when compared to nearby developments, it seems almost like a steal.
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Design-Forward Upper West Side Townhouse With a Zen Garden Asks $8M

An Upper West Side townhouse that just hit the market shows off its design-forward interiors. The townhouse is asking just shy of $8 million.
 

Construction on Pier 55’s Floating Park Will Begin This Summer

With all the approvals now under it's belt, and having already fought off a lawsuit to block the project, Pier 55 is finally ready to move forward. The project is being funded almost entirely by Barry Diller and Diane Von Furstenberg.
 

JDS Unveils Plans For a Gigantic 77-Story Lower East Side Tower

Developer of supertall towers JDS has identified their next project: a 77-story tower on the Lower East Side. The building will rise alongside Extell's equally tall condo and bring with it 600 apartments, 150 of which will be permanently affordable.
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New Report Confirms Manhattan Is the Worst Place to Rent in the U.S.

We didn't need another report to confirm that which is already known—renting in Manhattan is prohibitively expensive—but we've got one anyway. At $4,374, the average monthly rent on the island is higher than that of other major American cities.
 

With New Look for Building 19, Industry City Hopes to Attract More ‘Creative’ Tenants

The building's top floors house the Brooklyn Nets' training facility
 

De Blasio’s Proposed Ferry and Streetcar Services May Compete For Riders

Planned routes for both are almost identical along the Brooklyn and Queens waterfront
 

How Much for a Charming West Village One-Bedroom?

Pricespotter is Curbed's pricing guessing game, and today, we're looking at a West Village one-bedroom in a lovely pre-war building. How much do you think this place is asking? Take a guess, and remember, no cheating!
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Robert Durst's Plea Deal For Illegal Firearm Possession Approved

A federal judge has accepted fallen New York City real estate scion Robert Durst's plea deal. The judge sentenced Durst to several years in prison, amongst other charges, allowing him to now face murder charges in Los Angeles.
 
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Four Seasons Restaurant Design Auction: Date and Details Released

All designs from the restaurant will be sold, minus architectural detailing and fittings that have been landmarked.
 

Lavish Sutton Place Townhouse Wants Less Than Half of Original Ask

The townhouse at 13 Sutton Place has been having a difficult go of it since selling to a group of investors back in June 2014: It was first listed for nearly $20 million, but its latest ask—$9.7 million—is substantially less than that.
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Sales Spike In The Bronx and Staten Island As NYers Seek Affordability

The volume of sales in the Bronx and Staten Island have increased significantly compared to the rest of the city as New Yorkers look for affordable homes outside of Brooklyn and Manhattan, which still have the highest average sales prices.
 

City’s $82.2B Budget Earmarks Funds for Crucial Water Tunnel

The mayor announced on Tuesday that, as part of its $82.2B executive budget, it will set aside $21M to expedite work on the city's third water tunnel. The tunnel will bring potable water to Brooklyn and Queens residents.
 

De Blasio Proposes Building Affordable Housing on Hospital Land

The proposal focuses on underutilized or vacant land at the 11 hospitals owned by the city's Health and Hospitals Corporation. De Blasio has not ruled out the possibility of market-rate housing on these properties.
 
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Fixing the American Commute

American transportation is a mess. As the costs of repairs rise—fixing U.S. transportation would cost nearly the entire annual federal budget—and automotive technology advances, cars, often seen as a problem, may be our best hope.