Hundreds of small buildings may be overtaxed, a legal battle over a leaning tower, & more

By Emily Myers | April 4, 2019 - 11:00AM 

NYC could be mistakenly overtaxing hundreds of small buildings (The Real Deal)

A leaning tower near South Street Seaport has sparked a legal fight between a contractor and developer with claims of an off-kilter foundation (Commercial Observer)

Developers have been given the go-ahead to demolish the building that once housed Landmark’s Sunshine Cinema on the Lower East Side (Crains via Curbed NY)

A dozen vacant lots in Bedford-Stuyvesant will eventually be the site of a 14-story, low-income housing complex with an urban farm (Curbed NY)

New Yorkers get a glimpse at subway modernization with the MTA's new tap card system—we just can't use it yet (Gothamist)

The owner of NYC's $238 million penthouse, Ken Griffin, gifted $25 million to the Shed, the cultural center at Hudson Yards (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.

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