A NYCHA partner owes city $150M, solving the city's playground problems, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
April 30, 2019 - 11:00AM

The part-privatization of NYCHA buildings has a potential red flag: One of the partner landlords owes $150 million in unpaid property taxes (WNYC)

There are calls to increase the number of playgrounds for the city’s kids, especially in the outer boroughs (Curbed NY)

A developer in DUMBO sets his sights on providing smaller apartments priced below the neighborhood average (New York Times)

In a victory for shoppers opposed to cashless stores, Sweetgreen says it will reverse its cash-free policy (Tribeca Citizen)

Construction has resumed on a residential skyscraper in Downtown Brooklyn after work was suspended two months ago due to safety concerns (NY Yimby)

A Canadian developer offers a year's supply of avo toast to condo buyers (Business Insider)

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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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