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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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Waldorf Astoria Condo Conversion Continues

In 2016,  The Cooperator ran a piece on the business of condominium units existing within a larger hotel property. The article was inspired by news that the iconic Waldorf Astoria had been purchased by the Chinese company Anbang Insura…

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Void Where Prohibited

A conflict appears to be brewing between a local preservation group and New York City’s Department of Buildings over an Upper East Side condo tower project that the latter approved. According to a piece last December in Crain's New Yor…

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How One Mitchell-Lama Co-op Is Going Green

Significant change rarely manifests without those who are willing to lead by example. In an era when climate science is increasingly under scrutiny , it's becoming more and more important to tackle this dire issue at a local level. …

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