Monthly Archives: July 2014

20140731 usamap

Map shows the wealthiest person in each state

The Movoto real estate blog maps the wealthiest person in each state and connects you to information on how they got there.

Read more here:

http://www.movoto.com/blog/opinions/wealthiest-person-map/

20140730 111-Eighth-Ave

Google’s search for more office space leads home

The tech giant may take as much as 500,000 square feet of additional space at 111 Eighth Avenue, the huge building it bought four years ago for its New York headquarters.

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http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20140729/REAL_ESTATE/140729847/googles-search-for-more-space-leads-home

20140729 DurstFinal

Durst Organization needs new tenants for 1 WTC

The Durst Organization is under pressure to lease 150,000 square feet at One World Trade Center during 2015 to retain its stake in the project.

Read more here:

http://nypost.com/2014/07/28/durst-under-pressure-could-lose-share-if-1-wtc-sales-dont-spike/?__hstc=109812634.52d8db8238af1459964339c7dffd3468.1403013437081.1406566082939.1406651070646.21&__hssc=109812634.2.1406651070646&__hsfp=2563518516

20140728 Promenade

Photos of 1970s NYC, from Antiwar Marches to Times Square

Photographer David Oppenheim has a photo collection going back to the 1970s, when he started shooting photos around NYC as a teenager.

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http://gothamist.com/2014/07/25/1970s_nyc.php#photo-1

20140724 new-york-wheel

Foreign investors to boost the New York Wheel project

Investors from China are expected to pump $150 million into the project slated for the North Shore of Long Island.

Read more here:

http://therealdeal.com/blog/2014/07/24/foreign-investments-to-boost-the-new-york-wheel-project/

20140722 BMB

6 Scenic NYC-Area Hikes You Can Get to By Public Transit

Car-less and craving nature? Never fear – the trains and buses of this great metropolis can whisk you from the belly of Grand Central to the base of a mountain in an hour. Presenting six spectacular hikes that you can easily get to without a car.

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http://ny.curbed.com/archives/2014/07/18/6_scenic_nycarea_hikes_you_can_get_to_by_public_transit.php

20140721 brooklyn-grange-navy-yard

From Bushwick to the South Bronx, 15 Urban Farms in New York City

Every borough in New York City hosts at least one urban farm, this article highlights 15 of them.

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http://ny.curbed.com/archives/2014/07/18/from_bushwick_to_the_south_bronx_15_urban_farms_in_nyc.php?__hstc=109812634.52d8db8238af1459964339c7dffd3468.1403013437081.1405442904073.1405953501197.15&__hssc=109812634.2.1405953501197&__hsfp=2563518516#more

20140717 Future-Skyline-6

Manhattan’s evolving skyline, the impact of “supertall” towers

“Supertall” buildings such as 432 Park Avenue, 111 West 57th Street, 53 West 53rd Street, 225 West 57th Street and 220 Central Park South will dramatically change Manhattan’s skyline. Illustrator Armand Boudreaux has created images of these skyscrapers on the skyline.

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http://newyorkyimby.com/2014/07/new-look-57th-streets-evolving-skyline-of-supertalls.html#.U8bZWG7TRqU.twitter

20140716 scale-750x750

Escape the City at 29 of New York’s Awesome Hidden Parks

New York is home to over 1,700 parks, playgrounds and recreation areas spread over the five boroughs. Here is a selection of some of the “hidden” gems.

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http://ny.curbed.com/archives/2014/07/14/escape_the_city_at_29_of_new_yorks_awesome_hidden_parks.php

20140715 midtown-manhattan-night

New York firms join European real estate feeding frenzy

Manhattan-based private-equity players, including Cerberus and Blackstone, snap up hefty helpings of the $56 billion worth of distressed loans and properties sold by European financial institutions in the first half of 2014.

Read more here:

http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20140714/REAL_ESTATE/140719952/ny-firms-join-european-real-estate-feeding-frenzy