A second look at Cuomo's L train plans, NYCHA residents left in the cold, & more

By Emily Myers | January 22, 2019 - 11:00AM 

The MTA wants to bring in a second opinion on Cuomo’s L train plan (New York Daily News)

During the freezing temperatures this MLK Day, more than 10,000 NYCHA residents were left without heat or hot water (New York Post)

New York landlords are rushing rent hikes ahead of possible housing reforms (The Real Deal)

Plans for another supertall in Midtown Manhattan (Curbed NY via Crain's)

Vacant bank buildings in Lower Manhattan are being transformed into luxury homes (Forbes)

Westsider Books on the Upper West Side has been saved from closure thanks to community fundraising (West Side Rag)

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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