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  • Exploring New York’s Hidden Places By Clemence Fontaine | August 13, 2013

    Have you ever wanted to go to the museum without having to face the horde of tourists? Or do you think you have already covered all the museums in New York city? Well think again... New York city never ends to surprise us and always has a secret to unravel. Seekers of wonders, here is a list of a few hidden places that you didn’t expect to find in New York. 

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  • Daily News: Landmark Preservation Hindering New York City’s Progress By Aby Thomas | July 29, 2013

    In an editorial published on Tuesday, the New York Daily News took to task the Landmarks Preservation Commission in New York City for going overboard with their zeal for preservation—according to the editors, the commission has been designating certain sections of the city as historic landmarks even though they don’t really have any significance in the overarching story of the city. For instance, the article notes that 30 percent of Manhattan properties are currently protected by the commission’s regulations, and included in that list are 48 vacant lots and 50 parking lots, spaces that could have been put to better use as real estate development sites.

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  • Historical Hindrance in SoHo? By Joel Bennett | May 30, 2013

    Stephane Boivin, head of the development firm Nordica Soho, is in hot water after a series of foul plays in his attempts to develop on two SoHo properties purchased in 2011 and 2012. A private equity fund, Silo Capital, has filed a $5.6m foreclosure lawsuit against the Canadian developer after he used the property at 186 Spring Street (just down the road from Urban Glass House) as collateral to secure a loan, and then proceeded to demolish the building – improperly, according to the firm.

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  • Puck, Puck, Goose : Puck Penthouses Finally In Action By Janna Allen | April 18, 2013

    With a teaser site up, and an official listing on Douglas Elliman, it seems as though the rumors regarding the historic Puck Building are true.

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  • Rezoning Proposal Approved by Council Committee—Time to Wake Up, Hudson Square By Tim Sheehan | March 14, 2013

      The quiet neighborhood of Hudson Square might not be so quiet anymore, as City Council’s Land Use Committee voted in favor of Trinity Real Estate’s rezoning proposal. With new modifications to the rezoning project, Trinity Real Estate and other property companies in the area are now able to proceed with various plans for residential buildings and hotels in the notoriously sleepy neighborhood.

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  • SoHo Tops the 10 Priciest Neighborhoods in New York City By Tim Sheehan | February 05, 2013

    Want to know what a million dollars can buy you in New York? Well, it’s not so much ‘what’, but more of a ‘where’. According to data from PropertyShark, all but three neighborhoods posted median sale prices of less than a million dollars in 2012--not that you’d struggle to find a million dollar listing anywhere in the City.

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  • Etsy Holiday Shop Opens in Soho By Aby Thomas | December 05, 2012

    With the arrival of the holiday season, everyone in New York City seems to be on the lookout for great gifts they can give their family and friends. With Hanukkah right around the corner and Christmas only a few weeks away, the hunt for good presents has upped itself a notch, with people desperate to find gifts that are “unique,” “uncommon” and “out of the ordinary.” Fortunately for New Yorkers, finding exactly these kinds of gifts has become a lot easier thanks to the opening on the Etsy Holiday Shop at 131 Greene Street in Soho.

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  • Tonight, The Stars Descend on NYC: Fashion’s Night Out By Aby Thomas | September 06, 2012

    We are not entirely sure of it, but it is certainly possible that tonight, some blissfully unaware person will ask, “Why is this night different from all other nights?” And the answer to that, of course, is because today is Fashion’s Night Out in New York City! As the city readies itself for the action past Fashion Weeks have seen, tonight, more than 700 stores around the city are playing a part in this annual shopping extravaganza, which will see movie celebrities, reality TV icons, star designers and more come into the city and jostle with, well, you! Tonight, you’ll be especially glad about living in a Manhattan apartment—this is probably the starriest night of the year in the city, and no matter which Manhattan neighborhood you are in, there is something happening right around the corner.

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  • SoHo Residents Try to Change Artist Residency Law By Andrea Garcia-Vargas | July 11, 2012

    Apartment residents of SoHo—particularly, the artists of SoHo—are teaming up to call attention to an artist-in-residence zoning law that has existed since 1971, but only in name. Enforcement measures, to say the least, have fallen short.

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