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Craig of Craigslist to create two-family house in Greenwich Village

Maybe he'll find a tenant on Craigslist
By Christopher Cameron | December 24, 2016 03:00PM

Craig Newmark (photo credit: Sierra Communications via Wiki Commons) and 52 West 9th Street

Craig Newmark (photo credit: Sierra Communications via Wiki Commons) and 52 West 9th Street

Craig Newmark, the founder of online listing service Craigslist, has filed plans to convert his part of a former 6-unit building into a two-family unit in Greenwich Village, according to public records.

Newmark bought two units that make up a duplex apartment on the first two floors of the historic building located at 52 West 9th Street for $5.9 million in May. Alessandra Livia Dacco owns the third and fourth floor apartments for which she paid a total of $4.4 million.

But now, Newmark wants to transform his portion of the 6,075-square-foot building into a a two-family home, according to department of buildings application.

Maybe he’ll find his tenant on Craigslist