Category: Community Living

Real Estate Trends
2003 Dec/Jan Supersize Me!

Here in the land of birdfeeder-sized apartments (otherwise known as New York City), people will do just about anything for more space. And while sordid tales of deception and skullduggery abound, there are some legitimate means of expan…

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Real Estate Trends
2003 Dec/Jan Let's Go Expo

Once again, the time is drawing near to mark your calendars and program your Palm Pilots to remind you of The Cooperator's annual Co-op and Condo Expo, which is descending on Midtown's New York Hilton, 53rd Street and Avenue of the America…

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Buying & Selling
2002 Nov Banishing the "B- Word"

Selling your apartment in New York is serious business. If you're thinking of selling your co-op or condo, the question of where to even list the property for sale alone may be enough to keep you up nights, to say nothing of putting a fair…

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Real Estate Trends
2002 Sep www.cooperator.com

The Cooperator is proud to announce the launch of its new-and-improved Web site - www.cooperator.com - which went live this spring to deliver the same helpful, informative content contained in our print version, plus the entire contents o…

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Organizations
2002 Sep Keep History Standing

New York has been dubbed "The Greatest City on Earth" for a myriad of reasons - not least of which is the Big Apple's sheer architectural impressiveness. Legendary buildings and neighborhoods like the Empire State Building and Harlem are …

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Buying & Selling
2002 Sep Come On In!

New Yorkers are a famously busy bunch, always looking for ways to maximize their time. Buying or selling an apartment can be the most time-consuming process imaginable, and city dwellers are always eager to try out ways of moving things al…

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Neighborhoods
2002 Sep Unearthing Bloemendaal

Thanks to the city's preservation efforts, most of the buildings lining Columbus Avenue from 67th up to 82nd Streets are first-generation developments. These designated landmarks, with their original storefronts intact, elicit memories of …

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Buildings
2002 Aug East Side Luxury on the West Side

A region composed of squatters' shacks, leveled forests, and graveyards might seem an unlikely birthplace for the Dakota, one of the Upper West Side's most luxurious addresses, but to a maverick businessman like Edward S. Clark, the hea…

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Organizations
2002 Aug FRIENDS Indeed

You might wonder what three Modernist buildings on the Upper East Side have to do with an organization that has historically been dedicated to preserving things, well, historical. But recently, preservation group Friends of the Upper Ea…

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Buying & Selling
2002 Jul What's It Worth To You?

Everyone thinks their home looks like two million bucks, but in the world of banks and real estate agents, it takes a professional appraiser to prove it. Especially in the unique and ultra-competitive world of New York co-op and condo r…

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