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The big deal about pieds-à-terre, Washington Heights vs. Inwood, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
March 15, 2019 - 1:00PM

This week, readers checked out an article comparing two of Manhattan’s most northern neighborhoods, plus another one on garden apartments, where the term has a different meaning depending on whether you live in Queens or Brooklyn. Another article looked at pieds-à-terre and why owners find themselves in the center of controversy these days—and a potential new tax.

Here, in full, are the week's top stories.

1) What is a pied-à-terre and why is it such a big deal these days?

2) Washington Heights vs. Inwood: Which neighborhood is for you?

3) Netflix's 'Russian Doll' and other tv shows film in my UWS brownstone

4) Can my co-op board dictate how I price my apartment?

5) What you need to know about garden apartments in Queens (because they mean something else here)


Jennifer White Karp

Managing Editor

Jennifer steers Brick Underground’s editorial coverage of New York City residential real estate and writes articles on market trends and strategies for buyers, sellers, and renters. Jennifer’s 15-year career in New York City real estate journalism includes stints as a writer and editor at The Real Deal and its spinoff publication, Luxury Listings NYC.

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