With landmarks being redeveloped for new use, such as the partial conversion of the Verizon Building at 140 West Street, and industrial neighborhoods repositioning themselves as fashion and "foodie" destinations, the landscape of the city is noticeably changing.
A universal decision crucial to residents across the country is the choice to rent or to buy a home. In New York City where both rental and purchase prices are not cheap, the decision can be haunted by uncertainty.
Like any respectable East Coaster, Eric Gonchar puts family first. And like a true Attorney, work is a close second. He does, however, have an abundance of hobbies including snow skiing, water skiing, tennis, bicycling, hiking, running, photography, fishing, guitar playing and music memorabilia.
Whether you want to be closer to work, or closer to awesome dim sum, finding a more convenient (but still affordable... please?) place to live is something pretty much every New Yorker considers at some point. Well, this should help you do exactly that.
Our grandparents are so concerned we won't have a savings account, but how could we possibly when we may only be able to put away $1,000 a year? So yes, I left New York City really pissed off.
Small theater is one of the most welcoming places for fresh new voices. In this series I will begin to prove why.
A LOOK BACK, AND FORWARD, WITH THE MAN WHO BROUGHT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM INTO THE 21ST CENTURY The Brooklyn Museum is one of the nation's major cul...
It's spring at last, and time to get yourself in shape for summer. One of the great exercises around, that's particularly easy on the joints, is cycling.
Whether at risk for losing peace and quiet or artsy culture, neighborhoods and their residents embody a local flare to which they may not want to say goodbye. The question remains if the new culture will trump the past.
Could outdoor space make or break a purchase deal? Or make or break a city? As the warm weather approaches, the importance placed on outdoor space in New York City is on the rise. However, at just what cost does the summertime indulgence come?
By: Joe McGauley Credit: DBOX for CIM Group/Macklow...
Fantasy meets reality. The seclusion of a private residence with the amenities of a full-service building may be the most desirable living situation in the constantly active and congested New York City.
As there is no end in sight for the migration of young professionals to New York, it would seem as if communal living spaces--and companies--have just begun. While their progression may lead in different directions, the demand will certainly be calling.
New York City real estate is a balancing act -- between starting anew and preserving the old, and between luxury and affordability. Increasingly there have been tensions between the residential, manufacturing, and hospitality industries to create a harmonious balance of real estate in each throughout New York City.
Research your neighborhood. Do a little digging on everything from the safety ratings of the area to your landlord themselves. Use free search features on rental websites to help you with the process.
Everyone loves a new coffee shop on their block but, as rents rise and New Yorkers get squeezed out of neighborhoods they've called home for years, is N.Y.C. simply becoming a city for rich people?