Tighter rules on lead paint exposure, Manhattan luxury sales hit a low, & more

By Emily Myers | January 29, 2019 - 11:00AM 

The city plans to tighten rules on lead paint exposure (New York Daily News)

Luxury co-op and condo sales in Manhattan hit a seven-year low (The Real Deal)

Weekend L-train service is disrupted from now until mid-March (Curbed NY)

There are moves to close a loophole allowing developers to use empty space (aka mechanical voids) to make residential buildings taller (Department of City Planning)

NYC forestry workers are set to remove a sofa that’s been stuck in a tree on the UWS for days (New York Post)

Leslie Jones ribs the Upper East Side in a rap ode to her neighborhood (SNL via Gothamist)

Emily Myers

Senior Writer/Podcast Producer

Emily Myers is a senior writer, podcast host, and producer at Brick Underground. She studied journalism at the University of the Arts, London, and graduated with a MA Honors degree in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh. As host of the Brick Underground podcast she has earned three awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

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