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Articles about "Gramercy Park New Development"
Underrated: NYC's Great Affordable Neighborhoods
March 10, 2014
Being one out of the two most important global cities, it’s no wonder why anyone would would want to live in New York. Fortunately, there are great neighborhoods that, relative to others in their areas, make the New York experience more accessible, i.e. affordable.Read More
Rufus Wainwright’s Cozy Gramercy Studio
November 19, 2012
Rufus Wainwright’s Gramercy studio is small. Only about 450 square feet at most. But he has managed to make it extremely homely. A Finnish rug on the floor depicts two whales circling each other. Mr. Wainwright and his husband, Jörn Weisbrodt who works as the artistic director for the Luminato Festival in Toronto, bought the rug at a furniture store in Amagansett right around the time they got married in August. Part of what they love about it is that it’s “kind of how we feel in this apartment: two whales in an aquarium.” The curtains are drawn on the two oversize windows despite the sunny day; they overlook nothing more than two brick walls.Read More
NYC: Building Amenities Become As Stunning As Apartments
October 01, 2012
Building amenities are usually an afterthought for most people looking for an apartment in New York City. After all, one is concerned more with the features of the space one is going to live in rather than the extra services the building has to offer. However, if you are looking for homes within Manhattan’s luxury real estate market, where an apartment in one building is almost as resplendent as the next, then these building amenities have an added significance. In fact, recent reports suggest that the more fantastic the amenities, the more enticing the apartment becomes in the eyes of a potential resident.Read More
Illegal Apartment Renting in Stuyvesant Town on the Rise
July 23, 2012
Apartment residents of Stuyvesant Town have a new pet peeve. The neighborhood east of Gramercy Park and north of the East Village is seeing a surge in people illegally renting bedrooms as hote rooms for up to a couple hundred dollars a night.Read More