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The Appraisal: A Mellower Beastie Boy Is Adding Home Building to the Mix
Michael Diamond, Tamra Davis and architects and friends are developing a vacant lot in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, constructing a $4.98 million townhouse.
Big Ticket: Duplex Sets a Record at $71.3 Million
A duplex apartment at the exclusive 740 Park Avenue was the sale of the week; it set a record for New York City co-ops after a bidding war.
Streetscapes: A Broadway Building?s History, Inside and Out
The Rockfall, completed in 1910, has been relieved of much of its original ornament.
Ask Real Estate: Noise Complaints; Basement Floods; and Rumors in the Co-op
This week?s subjects include basement flooding, a music loving dog and a co-op building?s rumor mill.
Elderly New Yorkers, Here for the Duration
As city?s 60-plus population grows, landlords and co-op boards are confronting a host of new challenges.
Homes for Sale in New York and New Jersey
This week?s properties include a five-bedroom home in Pelham, N.Y., and a log cabin in Ewing, N.J.
Homes for Sale in Brooklyn and Manhattan
This week?s properties include a West Chelsea condo, and co-ops in the East Village and Park Slope.
Big Ticket: Mansion in the Making for $45 Million
A historic building in the West Village ready to be repurposed as a single-family home was the sale of the week.
Exclusive: Townhouse on Central Park West for $27.75 Million
An extravagant townhouse on Central Park West that retains its fanciful 1887 Queen Anne exterior, but received a rigorous renovation in 2006, is poised to return to the market.
What I Love: Mo Rocca: At Home in Greenwich Village
Mo Rocca, a CBS correspondent, lives with a collection of presidential memorabilia.
Streetscapes: New York?s City Hall, the Building, Endures
Over the years, many have tried to knock down City Hall, add onto it or move it elsewhere.
Brooklyn Condos, Now in Bushwick
A wave of condominium development is underway, but community groups worry that the projects could change the low-rise streetscape and displace some residents.
Mortgages: Owning a Home Outright Benefits Retirees
Paying off the mortgage isn?t the priority it once was, and for some, it isn?t possible. But a new report affirms that retirees who do so are considerably better off.
The Hunt: How to Get to Manhattan? Save, Save, Save
Anne Gole had a plan, and saved for it: to live in an apartment on the East Side.
New York Will Require More Builders to Add Affordable Units
Mayor Bill de Blasio?s planning chief, Carl Weisbrod, disclosed a new policy to spur construction of housing for low- or middle-income residents.
The Details: The Dutch Are Back in Town
And this time their ships are laden with a new generation of thought-provoking objects and design ideas.
Currents: Shows: Swimming Holes for City Folk
?Urban Plunge,? an exhibit of unconventional public pools, opens Sept. 13 at the Roca London Gallery, to coincide with the London Design Festival.
Currents: Open: Metal Makes a Connection in Lighting and Furniture
Gabriel Scott?s new showroom on Broome Street offers furniture and lighting with the firm?s signature combination of metal, mold-blown glass and Italian marble.
The Pragmatist: Baptism by Fire Pit
After three failed attempts to build an outdoor fireplace, the writer emerged from his ordeal warmer, wiser and ready for s?mores.
Currents: Rooms: Beer With Its Own Accommodations
Roughly 10 miles from the brewery, the Dogfish Inn welcomes dogs.
On Location: Cobble Hill, Brooklyn: The Elastic Interior
A forgotten space in a former schoolhouse leads to an urban dweller?s dream come true.
Do I Need to Stage My Balcony Before Showings?
It?s always a good idea to stage your home, even the balcony.
Shopping With Jonathan Olivares: Outdoor Heirlooms: Dining Tables
Jonathan Olivares, an industrial designer in Los Angeles, searches for outdoor tables that can ?facilitate conversation, conviviality and memorable meals.?
Q&A: Who Needs Art? There?s Plumbing
Art is a form of pollution, in Alexander Melamid?s view, but plumbing ?is invisible and an amazing human invention.?
International Real Estate: Real Estate in Hong Kong
The market continues to feel the effects of ?cooling measures? put in place by the Hong Kong government two years ago and aimed at foreign buyers.