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Law & Legislation
Facade Fiasco

In late January (as has been reported elsewhere ), six residents of the St. Tropez condominium located on Manhattan's Upper East Side, filed a lawsuit against two board members of the association stemming from a rooftop facade co…

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Buying & Selling
Choosing Between a Condo and a Co-op

To many people outside New York City, the very word ‘condo’ conjures up an image of an ultra-modern apartment located in a high-rise building with dramatic views. But that’s for the movies. First of all, condos, like any other type of apart…

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Community Living
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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Energy Conservation
Installing CHP Equipment

Contained heat and power (CHP) systems are one way for multifamily buildings to reduce both their carbon footprint and their operating costs, but many boards (and residents as well) have concerns about the expense and process of installing …

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