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A waterfront loft above Fairway in Red Hook, surviving three kids in a one bedroom, & more of the week's top stories

By Jennifer White Karp  |
March 30, 2018 - 3:00PM

This week, our readers zeroed in on some of the more unusual aspects of living in New York City, with stories on a spacious loft above Fairway in an 1850s era warehouse, a spike in vacant apartments caused by an increasing number of pieds à terre and Airbnb listings, and the tenacity of families who can make do in small quarters. Other stories on a housing lottery in the Bronx and why Brooklyn Heights may offer the best of both worlds rounded out our top five most-read stories.

Here, in full, are the top five most popular stories of the last week:

1) Attention shoppers: This loft above the Fairway in Red Hook is for rent

2) 5 great reasons to buy in Brooklyn Heights right now (sponsored)

3) Lights out: New York City's ghost apartments multiply

4) Apply to rent one of 170 cut-rate apartments in the Bronx, for as little as $368 a month

5) What it's like to raise three kids in a Brooklyn one-bedroom (until you just can't anymore)



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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