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The world's skinniest skyscraper may never get built, Hamptons sales highest in two years, more

By Georgia Kral | July 27, 2017 - 11:59AM 

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NYC's "Billionaire's Row" may never see the addition of the 82-story skyscraper at 111 W. 57th Street. If completed it would be the skinniest in the world (New York Post)

A new sales record for Manhattan is expected as the penthouse at 70 Vestry St. in Tribeca, listed at $65M, goes into contract (Wall Street Journal)

Big spenders: residential sales in the Hamptons jumped 23 percent over last year, mostly on the higher end of the market (The Real Deal)

The New York Public Library needs your help! A treasure trove of historic photographs of NYC buildings from the past need geotagging (Hyperallergic)

The MTA board says fare hikes won't bring in enough revenue to fund the agency, which is at a "crisis point" (Gothamist)

An electrical power outage at a housing development in East New York Wednesday affected 46 buildings and thousands of residents. 30 were stuck in elevators (NY Daily News)

Another developer is trying to make the name "The Piano District" stick in the South Bronx (Welcome2TheBronx)

 

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