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Tenants get info on Campos, E. 4th renovations

Tenants get info on Campos, E. 4th renovations

BY ZACH WILLIAMS  |  About 50 local residents came to a Community Board 3 meeting on March 9 to hear more details about a deal that recently made Campos Plaza 1 and the E. Fourth St. Rehab developments half privately owned. A partnership between the New York City Housing Authority and two developers, L&M Development […]

A chill is in the air, but Manhattan, Brooklyn real estate markets are hot and going strong

A chill is in the air, but Manhattan, Brooklyn real estate markets are hot and going strong

BY LAUREN PRICE  |  Manhattan real estate remains hot and is increasingly exclusive. That’s the message from Corcoran’s second quarter 2014 report. The average price for resale co-ops, resale condos and new developments increased 20 percent over last year, up to $1.697 million. That number topped the first quarter and sets a new record high […]

Flatiron is at crossroads of history and hot

Flatiron is at crossroads of history and hot

BY LAUREN PRICE  |  Given the multiplicity of ways Manhattanites identify their neighborhoods geographically, when some people mention the Flatiron and Madison Square Park neighborhoods, others have in mind sections of Gramercy Park, Chelsea, Murray Hill and Union Square. The Flatiron neighborhood is widely thought of as the blocks bordered by 20th St. and Union […]

Lower West Side among fastest changing neighborhoods

Lower West Side among fastest changing neighborhoods

BY LAUREN PRICE  |  Intertwined neighborhoods stretching from Gansevoort St. to 34th and from Broadway to the Hudson River, the Meatpacking District, the High Line and Chelsea are among Manhattan’s most sought-after residential locales. The Meatpacking District runs roughly from Horatio St. west of Eighth Ave. north to W. 16th St. Within that cluster of […]

Long Island City: Skyline views fuel a boom

Long Island City: Skyline views fuel a boom

BY LAUREN PRICE  |  Long Island City in southwestern Queens — running from the East River and Newtown Creek to Broadway and east to roughly 51st St. and Hobart St. — is home to some 70,000 residents, according to the Long Island City Partnership. Sometimes referred to as Hunters Point, the neighborhood is transforming itself […]

Hell’s Kitchen moves up to the head of the pack

Hell’s Kitchen moves up to the head of the pack

BY LAUREN PRICE  |  Its established roots are still very evident. Hell’s Kitchen has always been a closely knit neighborhood rich in cultural opportunities and old New York history. But while the West Side area bounded by W. 37th and 57th Sts. was once dotted with warehouses, parking lots and walk-ups, for more than a […]

The quiet allure of Tribeca

BY LAUREN PRICE  |  Running from Canal St. south to Barclay St. and from Broadway to the Hudson River, Tribeca is a neighborhood of some 16,000 residents that has grown up amidst cavernous cast-iron warehouses set on historic cobblestone streets. Home seekers can find light-filled, loft-like layouts that typically fetch sky-high prices, or they can […]

Recreation rocks on the river

BY LAUREN PRICE  |  Restored and reimagined piers, dazzling water views, lush grassy expanses and a leg of the nation’s most heavily used bikeway are among the highlights at Hudson River Park, which has become the elegant front lawn for Manhattan’s West Side neighborhoods. Comprised of multiple ball fields, tennis and basketball courts and myriad […]

Hell’s Kitchen is heating up with riverfront renewal

This real estate section covering the broader Downtown area is a new feature of NYC Community Media and will appear periodically in The Villager. Email questions, comments and story ideas to news@thevillager.com. By LAUREN PRICE | Not so many years ago, not everyone would have been excited about living in Hell’s Kitchen. Today, the revival of what […]