Upper West Side building considers "poor door," turns out microunits don't come with microrent, and more

By Lucy Cohen Blatter | August 15, 2013 - 8:57AM

A poor door?! Upper West Side building may have a seperate entrance for its more affordable apartments (West Side Rag)

...meanwhile, questions about how affordable "microunit" apartments really are (NY Observer)

...and what it's like to spend 24-hours hooked living in one outfitted with very cool, very expensive space-saving furniture (CurbedNY)

Attention buyers: Working with a high-profile broker--or no broker at all--may boost your chances of landing, or even just getting to see, an apartment (The Real Deal)

Does your doorman need some sprucing up? A designer uniform might do the trick (Real Estate Weekly)

The 10 cheapest Manhattan townhouses available right now -- from $2.395 million up (Curbed)

And you thought YOUR neighbor's penthouse terrace was an eyesore - at least it's not an illegal mountain (Collosal)

Turns out a $1 a month two-bedroom in Harlem isn't as good  a deal as it seems (DNA Info)

Watch out hipsters, mom and dad may soon be your neighbors in Williamsburg (Wall Street Journal)

You're not just imagining things -- the gap between Brooklyn and Manhattan sales prices is getting smaller and smaller (Curbed)

On the Upper West Side, a case of city vs. the rats (NY Observer)

Wondering what the deal is with all those water tanks? Wonder no more (Habitat Magazine)

Brick Underground articles occasionally include the expertise of, or information about, advertising partners when relevant to the story. We will never promote an advertiser's product without making the relationship clear to our readers.