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The 30-Minute Interview: Victoria J. Cerami
Ms. Cerami is the chief executive of Cerami & Associates, a company that provides acoustical, audiovisual and technology design work for commercial and residential properties.
Living in: New Roots in Carroll Gardens
A Brooklyn neighborhood rich with brownstones and brick townhouses, and new zoning protects the urban-small-town atmosphere.
Extended-Stay Hotels Climb in Manhattan
Corporate or short-term housing units have proliferated across Manhattan, both in buildings dedicated solely to this function or scattered inside existing rentals and condos.
Square Feet: A Place to Park and Cook Up a Storm
Landowners have transformed spaces into permanent food courts and brought new dining options to commercial buildings.
New York State Reports Steep Rise in Housing Costs
More than three million New York households ? over half the state?s renters and one-third of homeowners ? cannot afford their homes, the state comptroller?s office disclosed.
The Appraisal: At a Luxury Building on the Upper West Side, the Perks Start at the Curb
The no-parking zone outside 15 Central Park West has become a ritzy, if technically illegal, parking cul-de-sac, but some neighbors don?t welcome the leeway granted by the police.
Credit Suisse Documents Point to Mortgage Lapses
A newly released trove of internal emails and documents, mostly from 2006 and 2007, paint a troubling picture of how Credit Suisse operated as the housing bubble inflated.
In South Bronx, Visions of a Bustling Shoreline
The borough aims to transform a desolate strip along the Harlem River into an esplanade that includes a park, retail stores and residential towers.
In West Chelsea, a Temporary Emporium
The sales office for a condo development is built from scratch and will be rented out after the building is sold out.
Big Ticket: Sophisticated Estate Orphan at $19 Million
A full-floor Upper East Side apartment owned by Charles R. Bronfman when he was married to his third wife was the most expensive sale of the week.
Design Notebook: The Wildebeest in the Room
The ?lovely-weird? visual style of Wes Anderson?s movies is finding its way into home décor and even weddings.
Big Deal: Higher Prices Migrate to Far Upper East Side
Condo sticker shock is likely to fade once the Second Avenue subway opens.
On the Market in the Region
A tour of homes in Old Greenwich, Conn., and Goldens Bridge, N.Y.
On the Market in New York City
A tour of homes in the Sutton area; Chelsea; and Greenpoint.
Debriefing: Stepping In for Foreign Apartment Owners
Though only 30, Dylan Pichulik, is the chief executive of XL Real Property Management, which focuses on a foreign clientele.
Property Values: What You Get for ... $700,000
This week?s homes include a rowhouse in Washington, D.C.; an adobe in New Mexico; and a 1902 home in Washington State.
High-Tech Solutions for House and Apartment
Stop dreaming of a butler. High-tech gizmos, those communications whizzes, virtually wait on you hand and foot.
Rising Rents Leave New York Artists Out in the Cold
As artists? creative spaces in New York have shrunk, so, too, has their art ? if, that is, they still make art.
Two Good Reasons | Ridgewood: A Hobbit House, With Chickens
The Vander Ende-Onderdonk House, said to be the oldest Dutch colonial stone house in New York City, and the Bun-Ker Vietnamese restaurant can be found tucked away in Queens.
Ask Real Estate: Strollers Not Welcome
Subjects include limits on stroller use in a co-op elevator; New York State?s mansion tax; and rules on maintenance and fees charged to shareholders who sublet.
Mortgages: Financing for Foreclosed Homes
Buyers looking for a deal on a foreclosed property may find the best deals from Fannie Mae.
Streetscapes: Off With the Face Paint
The stripping of paint from one of five West 78th Street Guastavino rowhouses has met with mixed reviews.
On Location: Larchmont, N.Y.: Break It and No Allowance
A family home where children and an extensive art collection can peacefully coexist.
In the Garden: Scratching a Niche
Three landscape designers offer visions for filling a neglected 10-by-10-foot plot.
Shopping With Kate Brashares: Salad Bowls and Servers: Croutons Optional
If you want to teach kids to eat their greens, attractive tableware can?t hurt your cause.