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Google Announces New $1 Billion Manhattan Campus In Hudson Square

Google Announces New $1 Billion Manhattan Campus In Hudson Square

(Shutterstock) As local elected officials continue to raise questions about Amazon's proposed, heavily-subsidized new campus in Long Island City, tech competitor Google announced it would continue to expand its New York City footprint by 1.7 million...

Photos: Lord & Taylor's NYC Flagship Has One Last Sale Before Closing

Photos: Lord & Taylor's NYC Flagship Has One Last Sale Before Closinggallery

Lord & Taylor, the department store that got its start in 1826 on Catherine Street, has started to say goodbye to its Fifth Avenue flagship. Today, the store started a "final sale," as a farewell to the...

Developers Appeal Ruling Ordering $6.7 Million Payout For Whitewashing 5 Pointz Graffiti

Developers Appeal Ruling Ordering $6.7 Million Payout For Whitewashing 5 Pointz Graffitigallery

Nearly five years after painting over the legendary graffiti mecca 5 Pointz in Queens, real estate developers are appealing a hefty judgment ordering them to pay the artists who decorated the building. Developer David Wolkoff told the...

Inside An Unusual Old Home For Sale Across From Brooklyn Bridge Park

Inside An Unusual Old Home For Sale Across From Brooklyn Bridge Parkgallery

In New York City, homes tend to come in the form of unspectacular apartments inside brownstones, townhouses, old tenements, public housing, and luxury condo buildings. So when we spot a unique home inside the city limits, it's...

There's Plenty Of Room To Put Your Mini-Fridge On Your Bunk Bed In This UWS Micro-Studio

There's Plenty Of Room To Put Your Mini-Fridge On Your Bunk Bed In This UWS Micro-Studio

Note: the bed legs are propped up on the baseboard and don't touch the ground (via StreetEasy) Every once in awhile, the real estate agents here at Gothamist.com come across an apartment deal so great, so...

Former Roseland Ballroom Is Now Site Of 62-Story Luxury Rental Tower

Former Roseland Ballroom Is Now Site Of 62-Story Luxury Rental Tower

Rendering of 242 West 53rd Street (Binyan for IF STUDIO) Roseland Ballroom closed in 2014, leaving behind memories of numerous memorable performances (you can see a video of an entire Radiohead show from 2012) and non-performances...

The Complicated Fight Over Walt Whitman's Sole Surviving NYC Home

The Complicated Fight Over Walt Whitman's Sole Surviving NYC Home

99 Ryerson Street (Jim O'Grady / WNYC) Walt Whitman, America's bard and eternal pride of Brooklyn, never stayed in one place for very long. During 28 years as a resident of Brooklyn, he had at least...

Inside NYC's First Modernist Home, Now On The Market For $5 Milliongallery

Inside NYC's First Modernist Home, Now On The Market For $5 Million

In 1938, a few years after it was built, photographer Berenice Abbott shot the facade of a home at 211 East 48th Street, one that was strikingly different from the old brownstone immediately next to it, as...

Wow This Person Recreated Tulum In Their Apartment

Wow This Person Recreated Tulum In Their Apartmentvideo

When you are rich your apartment options come with listings that feature luxuries like views, multiple wraparound terraces, and chandeliers made from the hardened tears of your former lovers. When you have lived paycheck-to-paycheck your entire...

Report: NYC Apartment Security Deposits Are Too Damn High

Report: NYC Apartment Security Deposits Are Too Damn High

(Chris Ford / Flickr) Excessively high apartment rental security deposits are contributing to the affordability crisis, NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer said today as he proposed reforms to lower barriers to housing for renters. "Every day, New...

City Winery To Leave Flagship SoHo Location In 2020, With Disney Set To Demolish Block For New Complex

City Winery To Leave Flagship SoHo Location In 2020, With Disney Set To Demolish Block For New Complex

City Winery on Varick Street (Jen Chung / Gothamist) Earlier this week, it was announced that Disney would move out of its Upper West Side space and head downtown to the area that become known as...

Wow, Check Out This Great Rental On The Market

Wow, Check Out This Great Rental On The Marketgallery

Have you ever listened to your upstairs neighbor drag things across the floor for, somehow, hours? But you can't escape because your apartment is a 200-square-foot studio, so instead you jam earplugs into your ears and put...

NYC Rent Guidelines Board Approves Increases For Rent-Stabilized Apartments

NYC Rent Guidelines Board Approves Increases For Rent-Stabilized Apartments

Tenants rally for rent freezes and rent roll-backs before the meeting (Katherine Hernandez / Gothamist) Hundreds of tenants left the Great Hall at Cooper Union disappointed after the Rent Guidelines Board made their final decision to...

Interactive Map Reveals NYC's Hottest Neighborhoods (For Rats)

Interactive Map Reveals NYC's Hottest Neighborhoods (For Rats)

"I moved to Bushwick for the culture" (Courtesy of Annette Pufall and Timothy Ziegler / Gothamist) If you think about it, the average city rat has a lot in common with the typical non-rodent New Yorker....

Inside Keith Richards's Soon-To-Be Former NYC Pad

Inside Keith Richards's Soon-To-Be Former NYC Padgallery

This is Keith Richards's New York City apartment, located at 1 Fifth Avenue in Greenwich Village. This is also, presumably, Keith Richards's hand chair. As a quick aside, because it's impossible to ignore the hand chair in...

Photos: Inside The Rent-Stabilized Hell's Kitchen Building Being Used As An Illegal Hotelgallery

Photos: Inside The Rent-Stabilized Hell's Kitchen Building Being Used As An Illegal Hotel

New York City has sued a real estate management company for running an illegal hotel operation, via Airbnb and other online sites, in rent-stabilized apartment buildings in Hell's Kitchen. A longtime tenant told Gothamist that when the...

Lord & Taylor Will Close Flagship Store In Landmark Fifth Avenue Building

Lord & Taylor Will Close Flagship Store In Landmark Fifth Avenue Building

Photograph by Jeffrey Zeldman / Flickr Lord & Taylor, the nearly 200-year-old department store, will close its flagship Manhattan location, which is housed in a landmarked Fifth Avenue building. Women's Wear Daily reports that parent company,...

A Brief History Of Dolly Parton's Time In NYCvideo

A Brief History Of Dolly Parton's Time In NYC

Dolly's 1980s NYC apartment. (Screenshot) Dolly Parton announced today that she has teamed up with Netflix for a series that will bring her songs to life over the course of 8 episodes. So it's a good...

NYC House Flipping Is On The Rise, Exacerbating Gentrification

NYC House Flipping Is On The Rise, Exacerbating Gentrification

(Chris Goldberg / Flickr) New York is the largest, most dynamic city in the country and everything that happens here leaves a paper trail. Gothamist Data will scour all the data in the city and produce...

Inside The Apartments Of Rosario Candela, The Man Who Built Luxury Living Into NYC's Skylinegallery

Inside The Apartments Of Rosario Candela, The Man Who Built Luxury Living Into NYC's Skyline

I have never rented an apartment in New York City where the listing has come with a floorplan. I just assume the one room is in a classic rectangle shape and that the kitchen will either be...

Interactive Map Shows Median Rent Near Every NYC Subway Stop

Interactive Map Shows Median Rent Near Every NYC Subway Stop

(via RentHop) As the luxury construction boom has given way to rising vacancy rates and ample concessions at some of New York's poshest buildings, the city has a whole has begun to experience a slight slide...

Photos: Inside That $28/Month Rent-Controlled Greenwich Village Apartmentgallery

Photos: Inside That $28/Month Rent-Controlled Greenwich Village Apartment

When Adam Pomerantz purchased the building at 498 Sixth Avenue in Greenwich Village—which houses his shop, Murray's Bagels, as well as apartments—Patricia O'Grady was living on the top floor of the walk-up. Over the years her rent...

After Tenant's Death, $28/Month Rent-Controlled Greenwich Village Apt. To Become $5,000/Month Apt.

After Tenant's Death, $28/Month Rent-Controlled Greenwich Village Apt. To Become $5,000/Month Apt.

Outside Murray's Bagels in Greenwich Village (Google Maps) The mythical life of a rent-controlled tenant paying one of the lowest rents in all of New York City is examined in covetous detail in the NY Post...

Report: Airbnb Responsible For Almost 10% Of NYC Rent Increase

Report: Airbnb Responsible For Almost 10% Of NYC Rent Increase

Photograph by Stefan Georgi / Flickr A new study from NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer claims that Airbnb is "responsible for nearly 10 percent of citywide rental increase between 2009 and 2016." Further, his office claims that...

Hey, Who Wants To Buy This SoHo Apartment With A Barn On The Roof & Let Me Live In The Silo?gallery

Hey, Who Wants To Buy This SoHo Apartment With A Barn On The Roof & Let Me Live In The Silo?

We all have a great time in New York City, walkin' here and eating plenty of our famous slices, but a lot of city residents harbor secret dreams of throwing it all away to go live on...

Julia Holter Was 'Afraid For My Life' Because Of Emotional Abuse Of Ex-Real Estate Guitarist Matt Mondanile

Julia Holter Was 'Afraid For My Life' Because Of Emotional Abuse Of Ex-Real Estate Guitarist Matt Mondanile

Matt Mondanile performing with Real Estate in 2012 (Getty Images) Last week, Matt Mondanile, the former guitarist of the band Real Estate who performs solo as Ducktails, was accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women. Now,...

Lord & Taylor Sells Landmark Fifth Avenue Building To WeWork, For $850 Million

Lord & Taylor Sells Landmark Fifth Avenue Building To WeWork, For $850 Million

Photograph by Jeffrey Zeldman / Flickr The century-old, 676,000-square foot Lord & Taylor flagship store on Fifth Avenue will become office co-working behemoth WeWork's new headquarters. The department store's parent company, Hudson Bay, sold the building...

Ex-Real Estate Guitarist Matt Mondanile Releases Statement About Being 'Insensitive Creep'

Ex-Real Estate Guitarist Matt Mondanile Releases Statement About Being 'Insensitive Creep'

Matt Mondanile performing with Real Estate in 2012 (Getty Images) Earlier this week, Matt Mondanile, the former guitarist of the band Real Estate who performs solo as Ducktails, was accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women....

Ducktails Shows Cancelled After Ex-Real Estate Guitarist Accused Of Sexual Misconduct

Ducktails Shows Cancelled After Ex-Real Estate Guitarist Accused Of Sexual Misconduct

Matt Mondanile performing with Real Estate in 2012 (Getty Images) Matt Mondanile, the former guitarist of the band Real Estate who performs solo as Ducktails, was accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women this week. In...

Infamous 'Watcher House' Is Back On The Market Just In Time For Halloween

Infamous 'Watcher House' Is Back On The Market Just In Time For Halloween

(Christian Hansen/Gothamist) New Jersey's most interesting home is back on the market, and at $100,000 less than the previous asking price. Taking into account the the obscene rental market here in NYC, now might finally be...

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