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The Real Deal New York

  • What would it cost to rebuild Penn Station?

    About half of the cost of Santiago Calatrava's World Trade Center transit hub
    May 03, 2015 05:00PM TRD WEEKEND EDITION
    The old Penn Station

    The old Penn Station

    It’s been over 50 years since the destruction of Charles Follen McKim’s original Pennsylvania Station. And the loss still hurts. But a plan from Richard W. Cameron, the principal designer at Atelier & Co., shows that resurrecting the historic building is completely possible. [more]

  • Sean “Diddy” Combs’ New Jersey home is back on the market

    Diddy paid roughly $10 million for the mansion in 2004
    May 03, 2015 04:00PM TRD WEEKEND EDITION
    Diddy's New Jersey home

    Diddy’s New Jersey home

    Hip-hop mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs’ Alpine, N.J., mansion is back on the market after a previously reported buyer backed out of the deal. [more]

  • Minimalist designer ditches brands for “connections:” VIDEO

    May 03, 2015 03:00PM TRD WEEKEND EDITION
    Josh Owen and his home

    Josh Owen and his home

    From Luxury Listings NYC: “Everything that we live with has a clear purpose,” or at least it should, says designer Josh Owen, a chair of the industrial design program and an associate at the Vignelli Center for Design Studies. [more]

  • A look at two of NYC’s forgotten artificial islands

    The islands were built to quarantine infectious immigrants
    May 03, 2015 02:00PM TRD WEEKEND EDITION
    Hoffman Island when the buildings were still standing

    Hoffman Island when the buildings were still standing

    Built in the 1870s to quarantine potentially infectious immigrants, Hoffman and Swinburne islands are largely forgotten today. [more]

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  • Ex-Amazon exec lists Miami Beach estate for $39M

    Christian Jagodzinski owns a luxury vacation rental home company, Villazzo
    May 03, 2015 01:00PM By Katherine Kallergis
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    10 Palm Avenue and Christian Jagodzinski

    10 Palm Avenue and Christian Jagodzinski

    From the South Florida website: A former Amazon.com executive and hospitality CEO has listed a waterfront Palm Island estate he owns for a whopping $39 million, The Real Deal has learned. [more]

  • Decades-old independent bookshop, Penn Books, closes

    The shops rent had increased to $45,000 a month
    May 03, 2015 12:00PM TRD WEEKEND EDITION

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    Rising rents have closed yet another decades-old independent bookshop. [more]

  • A look down Cortlandt Street way before the WTC

    A postcard from 1908 reveals a long-gone downtown
    May 03, 2015 11:00AM TRD WEEKEND EDITION

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    A lot has changed on Cortlandt Street since this postcard photograph from 1908 was printed. In fact, few of the buildings depicted in the antique photograph stand today. [more]

  • Eran Chen’s 100 Norfolk sees record sale

    85 percent of the units are now sold
    May 03, 2015 10:00AM By Christopher Cameron
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    From left: Eran Chen, 100 Norfolk and Ariel Tirosh

    From Luxury Listings NYC: One of the Lower East Side’s most striking new residential projects, 100 Norfolk, has sold its most expensive unit in terms of price per square foot. [more]

  • Portland, Oregon is going crazy for tiny houses: VIDEO

    A new film follows the lives of four micro-home dwellers
    May 03, 2015 09:27AM By Business Insider
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    A couple living in a small home and the poster for the film "Small is Beautiful"

    A couple living in a small home and the poster for the film “Small is Beautiful”

    As the average square feet of homes in the U.S. has climbed over recent decades, several thousand households have chosen to scale down their homes to structures measuring just a few hundred square feet, with minimal possessions and often built on wheels for easy transport. [more]

  • New luxury cabins coming to Hudson River Valley

    Optional amenities include wood-burning stoves, green houses and even a tree house
    May 02, 2015 05:00PM TRD WEEKEND EDITION
    Lang Architecture's Hudson Woods

    Lang Architecture’s Hudson Woods

    A new stylish urban-escape is rising just two hours from Manhattan. [more]

  • America’s five most affordable cities

    Forbes measured cost of living data in each city for the ranking
    May 02, 2015 04:00PM TRD WEEKEND EDITION
    Clockwise from left:

    Clockwise from left: Cincinnati, Oklahoma City, Buffalo, Knoxville and Birmingham (inset)

    To find the most affordable cities in the U.S., Forbes analyzed data from America’s 100 largest Metropolitan Statistical Areas and Metropolitan Divisions with populations of 600,000 or more. [more]

  • Assemblywoman goes undercover in Airbnb sting

    The sting was financed by the hotel industry-backed “Share Better Coalition”
    May 02, 2015 03:00PM TRD WEEKEND EDITION
    Rosenthal on the hidden camera during the Airbnb sting operation

    Rosenthal on the hidden camera during the Airbnb sting operation

    A hidden camera was used to bust an illegal Airbnb listing in a state sting operation. [more]

  • Weekend with the Kennedys for a cool $38,800

    Enjoy cocktails, dinner and sailing for five in Hyannis Port
    May 02, 2015 02:00PM TRD WEEKEND EDITION
    Ethel Kennedy, the Kennedy's compound and

    Ethel Kennedy, the Kennedy’s Hyannis Port compound and Ted Kennedy Jr.

    From Luxury Listings NYC: The Kennedys are opening up their famed Massachusetts compound to a few lucky guests with plenty of cash to burn. [more]

  • From the archives: Model units open doors in buyer’s minds

    May 02, 2015 01:00PM By C. Hobbs
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    Andrew Gerringer and a model apartment unit

    Andrew Gerringer and a model apartment unit

    Developers and brokers of new projects know they’re asking buyers to shell out often as much as seven figures for property essentially sight unseen, which is why they’re spending more money to capture the essence of their entire projects in their model units.

    Andrew Gerringer, managing director of new development for Prudential Douglas Elliman, believes sales increasingly hinge on the impression made by model units, particularly in a robust pre-selling market. Read the full article from the May 2005 article here.

  • Panel recommends “great hall” for LaGuardia

    The officials also recommended an air train station and hotel at the airport
    May 02, 2015 12:02PM TRD WEEKEND EDITION
    A rendering of an updated LaGuardia

    A rendering of an updated LaGuardia

    An official design panel tapped by Governor Andrew Cuomo is recommending the creation of a “great hall” at LaGuardia International Airport. [more]

  • Drones added to NYC vandals’ arsenal: VIDEO

    Drones are allowing street artists and vandals to reach the city's tallest buildings and billboards
    May 02, 2015 11:00AM By Business Insider
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    The six-story billboard stands at the Houston-and-Broadway intersection and a drone

    You would think that the top of a six-story Calvin Klein ad would be difficult to tag for even the most enterprising of vandals. But not even Kendall Jenner’s innocent face is safe from a drone. [more]

  • Senator Dean Skelos and son to be arrested next week

    The corruption investigation once again involves Glenwood Management
    May 02, 2015 10:23AM
    From left: Dean Skelos, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara and Adam Skelos

    From left: Dean Skelos, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara and Adam Skelos

    New York State Senate leader Dean Skelos and his son, Adam, are expected to be arrested next week by the federal government on corruption charges. The charges come just three months after federal bribery and kickback allegations led to the downfall of Assemblyman Sheldon Silver. [more]

  • Inside Patrick Dempsey’s Malibu mansion

    The home is on the market for $14.5M
    May 02, 2015 09:41AM TRD WEEKEND EDITION
    Patrick Dempsey  and his Malibu home

    Patrick Dempsey and his Malibu home

    From Luxury Listings NYC: Actor Patrick Dempsey and his soon-to-be ex-wife, Jillian Fink, are looking to unload their Malibu mansion for $14.5 million. Here’s a peak inside. [more]

  • Top residential agents of the week

    May 01, 2015 06:00PM
    530 Park Avenue in Lenox Hill

    530 Park Avenue in Lenox Hill

    Kiyomi Yamada of Classic Marketing topped this week’s residential sales with a $8.8 million condo at 530 Park Avenue in Lenox Hill. Click here to see this listing and more.

  • No redemption for developers in dispute with UWS church

    Cheever Development had started excavation for condo project at 814-816 Amsterdam Ave. prior to the crash
    May 01, 2015 05:51PM By Tess Hofmann
    St. Michael's Church at 225 99th Street on the Upper West Side

    St. Michael’s Church at 225 99th Street on the Upper West Side

    St. Michael’s Church has been absolved of claims that it owed Cheever Development’s Getz Obstfeld and Matthew Lonuzzi $14 million, after it backed out of an agreement to sell them a development site on the Upper West Side. [more]

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