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Articles about "Murray Hill Luxury Apartments"
A Vacant Lot in Murray Hill?
December 17, 2013
Despite the pre-conceived notion most, if not all of us have that Manhattan is out of virgin land for development, there is a 6.4 acre parcel of land in Murray Hill that has remain untouched and unused since 2007. This tract of land is located between 38th and 41st street on First Avenue, that is, adjacent to the East River.Read More
NYC’s New Micro-Apartments: Just How Livable Are They?
January 23, 2013
There have been plenty of debates about the feasibility of living in a micro-apartment in New York ever since the city launched its adAPT NYC competition in July last year, where it invited architects to submit design proposals for apartments that range in size from 250 to 370 square feet. On Tuesday, a team comprised of Monadnock Development LLC, Actors Fund Housing Development Corporation and nARCHITECTS was declared as the winner of the competition, with the city choosing their designs to be implemented for the 55 units of Manhattan’s first modular, multi-unit micro-apartment rental building.Read More
Unprecedented Farm Rises in Murray Hill
September 20, 2011
Manhattan is known for lots of things, but farming is definitely not one of them, unless you’re talking about the nineteenth century. So it’s rather surprising to learn that there is a fully functional farm on the end of East 29th Street. Riverpark Farm, located at 430 East 29th Street in Manhattan’s Murray Hill neighborhood, provides a breath of fresh air (literally) in a city in need of new green spaces. An alliance between Riverpark restaurant and the Alexandria Center for Life Science - New York City built the farm on a stalled construction site that temporarily lost its financing, so Riverpark Farm sits on the lot that will become the Alexandria Center’s West Tower. It will eventually move to a different part of the Alexandria Center, but it looks like it’s here to stay, which is encouraging because it is a powerful example of innovation emerging from adversity.Read More