The Chrysler Building sells at a loss, one step closer to a NYC pied-à-terre tax, & more

By Emily Myers | March 12, 2019 - 11:00AM 

The owners of the Chrysler Building are selling the art deco tower for a fraction of what they paid for it in 2008 (Huff Post)

Leaders sign off on a pied-à-terre tax on second homes to help the beleaguered subway system (New York Times)

Community workshops kick off this week with the goal of improving housing, parks, and safety in the Southern Boulevard area of the Bronx (press release)

New renderings are revealed of the redesigned Coney Island Shore Theatre (New York Yimby)

Brooklyn wants to name a building after Ruth Bader Ginsburg in honor of her upcoming 86th birthday (NY Daily News)

A storage company has picked up a giant warehouse in Red Hook for $100 million (The Real Deal)


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.

Brick Underground articles occasionally include the expertise of, or information about, advertising partners when relevant to the story. We will never promote an advertiser's product without making the relationship clear to our readers.