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Articles about "Apartments in Downtown Manhattan"

  • What's Ahead in NYC Real Estate: 2014 Edition By Ryan Daley | January 01, 2014

    2013 has proven a banner year for New York City real estate, with housing prices nearing pre-recession levels and a multitude of high profile developments drawing buyers from around the world.

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  • The Greening of New York City By Clemence Fontaine | August 26, 2013

    The wake up call started in 2007 when Mayor Bloomberg set a goal to reduce the city’s greenhouse gas emissions 30 percent by 2030. It launched PlaNYC, a project that brings together over 25 city agencies to work toward a greener and greater New York. 

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  • Make Noho Your Next Stop for a New Home By Aby Thomas | April 01, 2013

    Noho may not be as “big” as Soho, but this downtown Manhattan neighborhood certainly enjoys the same buzz, if not more, as its southern counterpart. The historic district, which once laid claim to having some of the most fashionable streets of New York City, is certainly living up to its legacy—Noho continues to be an extremely desirable neighborhood to live in, with real estate prices here among the priciest you can see in the city today.

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  • Tribeca's 56 Leonard Street: 50 Percent Sold and Counting By Tim Sheehan | March 19, 2013

    When Hurricane Sandy left Lower Manhattan drenched and in the dark this past October, several people questioned the downtown real estate market. But, one season later, downtown appears to be up again.

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  • NYCHA Planning to Lease Land for Luxury Apartments with a Catch By Tim Sheehan | February 13, 2013

    Several popular Manhattan neighborhoods could soon be home to more luxury apartments as part of a plan unveiled by the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA). NYCHA would lease the property to private developers and result in some 3 million-square-feet of market rate apartments to be built on parks, playgrounds, and parking lots of public housing. The plan is expected to generate millions of dollars for the struggling housing authority.

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  • Bull Remains Confined Behind Barrier Amidst Safety Concerns By Olivier Fitzgerald | June 14, 2012

    A raging bull cannot be caged. Or at least the bronze bull sculpture on display by Bowling Green Park can’t, according to the Financial District's Community Board 1 members this past week. Arturo Di Modica’s 7,000 pound bull may finally be freed from the barricades surrounding its island sitting in the middle of Broadway. Residents, tourists, and hopeful buyers searching for property in the area have all complained of the enormous inconvenience the barricades cause, as well as the roadside danger.

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