The Real Deal New York

The East Village’s new wave

The once-gritty neighborhood is seeing more residential construction and new buyers and renters to go with it

November 27, 2012 10:00AM
By Melissa Dehncke-McGill

From left: Jason Haber, Sophia Song, Cindy Scholz, Eileen Kim, June Phillips and Kira Saltzman

From the November issue: Goodbye grit. The East Village, once a haven for artists and squatters, still has more edge than most of Manhattan. But it’s a friendlier edge these days than it’s had in the past.

In this month’s Q&A, The Real Deal talked to brokers and market analysts about the boon in residential development in the neighborhood and about the changes in the makeup of buyers and renters calling the area home. (Think fewer recent college grads and more young families.) [more]

comment form

You must be logged in to post a comment.

MENU