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Neighborhood Spotlight: Chinatown

Today kicks off the Chinese Lantern Festival in Manhattan’s Chinatown, a 2,000 year old tradition that dates back to the Han Dynasty and marks the return of spring, the first full moon night in the Chinese calendar, and the last day of Chinese New Year festivities. 588 more words

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On the Market - Murray Hill 1 BR/Conv 2 at The Grayson - $3895

Beautiful high floor one bedroom/convertible 2 with plenty of closet space and a washer and dryer! The Grayson offers an elevated level of living through stylishly redesigned luxury rental residences and common spaces along with exceptional access to some of Manhattan’s best nightlife and shopping destinations. 108 more words

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NYC's Business Improvement Districts

The Real Deal, a New York City real estate trade publication, posted an interesting article today about what New York’s Business Improvement Districts do for the city.   75 more words

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Q&A with Mike House from raad studio

Over the last year, I have been working closely with Mike House, Architectural Designer & Partner at raad studio in NYC.  If you are a Curbed reader like I am, you have likely seen this week’s press about his studio’s upcoming  2,487 more words

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How the demolition of the original Penn Station may have saved most of old New York

The old, majestic New York Penn Station was demolished in 1964 after only 40 years connecting New York to New Jersey. The owners of the station (which took 9 years to build) sold the air rights in order to make the most money out of the 8 acres that Penn Station occupied.   113 more words

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14 of the Best Architectural Photographs of 2014

Thank you to Liz Stinson and Wired.com for their article highlighting 14 of the best architectural photographs of 2014.  Read the article here.

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The new 2 wheeler season is almost here... THANKFULLY!

This has been a completely different off season for me.  Last season ended pretty consistently.  I was pretty solid all the way through the local season, but as usual I pretty much became a tourist at the Ironman GNCC ( 1,137 more words

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