Category: Neighborhoods

Neighborhoods Mankoff (L) accepts his induction into the New York State Senate Veterans’ Hall of Fame from State Sen. Brad Hoylman in 2014.
In Memoriam: Walter Mankoff, 1930–2021

CooperatorNews regrets to report the passing of Walter Mankoff, 91, who served for nearly half a century on the board of the Mutual Redevelopment Houses, otherwise known as Penn South, in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan.  Mankoff w…

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Neighborhoods Rendering of west side view of Sydney House (pic credit: New York Housing Conference)
Sydney House Debuts in the Bronx

On April 14, a 56-unit limited-equity co-op called Sydney House debuted in a virtual ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by project stakeholders, lenders, city officials, and members of the co-op board, report s New York YIMBY .  The 7-…

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Neighborhoods An 'Un-Gentrification' Project in Harlem
An 'Un-Gentrification' Project in Harlem

According to a recent press release from Harlem-based developer Carthage Real Estate Advisors, construction is progressing at Marcus Garvey Village (not to be confused with the development of the same name in Brownsville, Brooklyn), a 300,0…

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Neighborhoods Ten Years of NYC Home Sales
Ten Years of NYC Home Sales

amNewYork gives the borough-by-borough breakdown of residential sales over the last decade as the 2010s come to a close. Overall, the city saw real estate prices increase between the first quarter of 2010 and the fourth quarter of 2019,…

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Neighborhoods The Cooper Street rock in 2003. Photo by John Buryiak
Is Your View a Property Right?

Along with other major criteria (location, square-footage, 'light,' 'air,' etc.) a good view from one or more windows can be a big selling point for an apartment. In fact, many a buyer has purchased their unit based on the view. Some will e…

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Neighborhoods 26 Qunicy. Photo by Susan De Vries/Brownstoner
From Charity to Luxury

A former Salvation Army distribution center at 26 Quincy Street in Brooklyn's Clinton Hill neighborhood is slated to be internally renovated into a 49 condominium units by development partners Loktech Group and Meral Property Group. The par…

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Neighborhoods Manhattan Sales Prices Drop
Manhattan Sales Prices Drop

Owners looking to make a killing on their apartments are getting a cold splash of reality, according to a recent report from Marketproof. While sales prices in the NYC market have indeed increased by some 43% since 2006, in many cases, sell…

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