In Case You Missed It: Top 5 Most Read Articles in July

Written By Bianca Ulics | August 03, 2016 | Published in Elegran Insider, How To NYC, NYC Lifestyle, Real Estate Market Trends, Urban Design, Neighborhood News
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Elegran has compiled a list of the top five most read articles in July so you don’t miss out on the latest news, trends, and activities of the month!

Summer in the City: Free and Fun in July

1. Don’t miss the activities that New York City has to offer, especially the free ones! Some of these July activities run through August, such as the movie screenings in Brooklyn, ferry trips to Governors Island, boat rowing at Riverside, and more! Check out all the activities that can be done with friends, family or on your own. And with the new month coming in, don’t forget to keep an eye out for the list of free activities to do in August!

A Future Paved with Bike Lanes?

2. New Yorkers are making a switch when it comes to transportation. Many are realizing the numerous benefits that riding bikes brings! As NYC begins to emulate some European cities by emphasizing a bike culture, can we possibly see a major increase of bike lanes? And how would an increase in bike lanes affect aspects of our city?

Best NYC Brunch Spots to Dine Alfresco 

3. Want to get brunch but don’t know where? No worries! Check out the list of NYC’s best brunch spots to enjoy with your friends and family while dining in the beautiful summer weather.

How Zoning Made New York City: The 1916 Resolution and the Need for Urban Structuring

4. There’s history behind every building in New York City– from the Equitable building to the Empire State and Chrysler buildings. Read all about the effects of zoning and how it has shaped NYC.

Changes to Landmarks Law Signed

5. In 1963, when Penn Station was demolished, many realized the importance of protecting and preserving architectural buildings. Just recently, Mayor Bill De Blasio has signed a bill altering the original Historic Landmarks Law. Find out more about this controversial decision, and how it will affect the future landmarks in NYC.

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