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Condo Restoration Nabs 2018 Moses Award

Every year, the New York Landmarks Conservancy holds its Moses Awards – named after local philanthropist Lucy G. Moses – to honor outstanding achievement in preservation projects. A project team behind a facade preservation and rest…

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Report: FiDi Is Experiencing a Condo Boom

It appears such institutions as the New York Stock Exchange, One World Trade Center, and the South Street Seaport in New York City's Financial District -- FiDi to its friends -- will be getting a lot of new neighbors in the next several yea…

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LES Co-op Turns Down $54M Air Rights Deal

Plans for a development company to buy the air rights from a Lower East Side co-op so it can build two large condo towers were recently dealt a serious blow. Crain's New York Business reported that the Seward Park Cooperative rejecte…

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Hiring a New Building Super

Co-op and condo buildings are complex social communities.  At the heart of many of these communities is the superintendent.  The super is the command center of the physical plant. He or she keeps it running like a well-oiled machine, and k…

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Balcony Enclosures: An Update

Perhaps the most prized amenity in a New York City home is private outdoor space.  Brownstones may offer a garden, a roof deck, or a small terrace. Pre-war buildings have coveted wrap-around penthouses, and post-war high-rise buildings oft…

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