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Articles about "Apartments in East Harlem"
Stage Set for Manhattan Apartment Prices to Rise
April 16, 2013
New York City’s real estate sector has had an interesting first quarter this year—while there was a definite decrease noted in apartment prices across Manhattan, home hunters were still having to dish out a pretty penny if they wanted to get their hands on the New York City apartment of their dreams. A market report by Brown Harris Stevens put the average price of a Manhattan apartment to be at a hefty $1,252,081 in the year’s first quarter, which is, interestingly enough, 16 percent lower than what it was a year ago.Read More
Shuttle Buses: The Newest Desirable Building Amenity?
January 09, 2013
Besides offering some fabulous looking homes, luxury apartment buildings in New York City lure in home hunters by showcasing some very useful and convenient building amenities they get to enjoy if they become residents of the building. These services can range from something simple like having an elevator in the building to something more high-end like a state of the art fitness center. At Hampton Court in East Harlem, the building offers its residents private shuttle buses to take them to the nearest subway stations, some of which are located 15 blocks away, thereby making the buses one of the most desirable features of this rental apartment building.Read More
New Yorker Redefines the Meaning of Trash
July 25, 2012
The phrase ‘one man’s trash is another man’s treasure’ is personified in the work of 58-year-old Nelson Molina, a sanitation worker who has been collecting and displaying disregarded trinkets for almost two decades. A specialist with an eye for long forgotten paintings, gadgets, and gizmos, Molina began his journey accidentally when he noticed that various Manhattan neighborhoods harbored unique treasures within their garbage bags. Making his affinity for collecting garbage public, fellow sanitation workers soon began contributing to Molina’s heap, saving whatever shreds of trash that they thought he may find interesting. Eventually word spread rapidly, and sanitation workers from other boroughs were visiting Molina offering their contributions.Read More