Ending Trump's NYC contracts, proposed extension of High Line, & more

By Emily Myers | January 12, 2021 - 10:30AM 

Mayor Bill de Blasio is reviewing whether the city can legally end its business contracts with the Trump Organization, including two ice rinks and a golf course (Washington Post)

Brooklyn Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez proposed legislation that would increase funding for public housing and earmark $32 billion for NYC (Brownstoner)

A proposed expansion of the High Line would stretch from Penn Station to the far west side of Manhattan (Gothamist)

A condo owner who bought at One57 for $34 million in 2014 took a 51 percent hit on the price when they sold it for $16.75 million (Bloomberg)

Renovations at Chelsea Hotel can go ahead after the city dropped a lengthy legal fight against the owner (The Real Deal)

Four more mass vaccination sites in Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island are being set up across the city to give coronavirus shots 24/7 (abc7NY)


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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