NYC developers plan new towers, luring back tourists, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
April 22, 2021 - 10:30AM

New York City is launching a record-breaking $30 million marketing campaign to bring visitors back to the city (New York Post)

There are calls for the city's composting programs to be reinstated after they were shelved early in the pandemic (Brooklyn Paper)

Solar panels installed on roofs of three NYCHA buildings will give residents access to renewable energy and annual savings of around $120 (Bklyner)

Work begins in Queens on the final phase of a 50-year plan to create a backup for the city’s water supply (Gothamist)

Developers plow ahead with ambitious and optimistic plans to reshape NYC with new office towers (Crain's)

The Shinnecock Indian Nation is clashing with wealthy neighbors in the Hamptons over the building of a casino (The New York Times)

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Emily Myers

Senior Writer/Podcast Producer

Emily Myers is a real estate writer and podcast host. As the former host of the Brick Underground podcast, she earned four silver awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors. Emily studied journalism at the University of the Arts, London, earned an MA Honors degree in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh and lived for a decade in California.

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