Category: Neighborhoods

Neighborhoods
Reaching New Heights

The Real Estate Board of New York’s Upper Manhattan Residential Committee talked Washington Heights at a recent seminar panel event, providing a glimpse into how the neighborhood has changed, the financial lending strategies for co-op…

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2016 April Midtown West

This neighborhood has been known as various names throughout its storied history from Clinton and Hell’s Kitchen to Midtown West. It was once a rough-and-tumble area and soon it will be transformed into a mecca of residential and comm…

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2016 February Yonkers, New York

After years of dissent, racial and economic woes and political infighting, Yonkers, Westchester County’s largest city and New York State’s fourth most populous town, has transformed itself into a vibrant residential community an…

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2015 October Midtown’s Murray Hill

Murray Hill, a respectable traditional neighborhood in Midtown  Manhattan, started as a small farming community but soon became a playground for the wealthy with industrialists like J.P. Morgan and John Jacob Astor building their townh…

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2015 September Roosevelt Island

Named after the 32nd president Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Roosevelt Island is a narrow island sitting in the middle of New York City's East River. It lies between Manhattan Island to the west and the borough of Queens on Long Island to the …

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2015 July Manhattan’s North of Madison

New York City's NoMad [North of Madison Square Park] neighborhood has always flown under the radar, but recently the area has exploded in popularity among New York City's elite. Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton and her financier husba…

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2015 April Brooklyn’s Sunset Park

Known for its Romanesque and Renaissance Revival architecture, Sunset Park, part of the western section of Brooklyn, also is known for another architectural first. The neighborhood is home to the city’s first Finnish cooperative. …

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2014 November Bushwick, Brooklyn

Kale pizza, street art (don’t call it graffiti— instead think eye-popping, colorful murals, like Danielle Mastrioni’s ode to late rapper Biggie Smalls), hour-long waits at the newest, hottest restaurants and soaring rents…

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2014 April Howard Beach, New York

When most New Yorkers think of Howard Beach they think of the AirTrain station that connects it to neighboring JFK Airport, a few widely publicized racial incidents and the neighborhood being home to more than a few organized crime figures…

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