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NYC plans 100 miles of car-free streets, new cleaning rules for Airbnbs, & more

By Emily Myers | April 28, 2020 - 9:30AM 

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Mayor Bill de Blasio committed to designating 100 miles of streets for car-free socially responsible exercise during the pandemic (Streets Blog NYC)

Airbnb is introducing new cleaning and sanitization protocols starting next month, including a 24-hour buffer between stays (Washington Post)

Navy jets will take to the skies over NYC starting at noon in a salute to frontline Covid-19 responders (NY1)

A former Watchtower hotel in Dumbo has been given the green light to be converted into affordable housing (Real Estate Weekly) 

Residents at a NYCHA development in Brooklyn received 1,700 N95 masks, thanks to developer Maddd Equities and Team Brown Consulting, a construction firm (press release)

Tips on how to return to a city you've fled during the pandemic (Vice)

 

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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