Midtown could get another supertall, a new NYC marina opens, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
May 7, 2019 - 11:00AM

Developers are eyeing up a Midtown site on Park Avenue they want to replace with another supertall (Curbed NY)

It's been 50 years since the last marina was built in NYC—now there's another one opening in Brooklyn Bridge Park (Trade Only Today)

Escalators across the subway system are becoming less reliable (New York Times)

Local opposition has put the breaks on a NYCHA plan to lease an East Williamsburg site to private developers for market-rate housing (The Real Deal via Politico)

A homeless shelter on the Upper West Side has been given the go-ahead by a judge who threw out a lawsuit fighting it (West Side Rag via The City)

The size of the four borough-based jails replacing the one on Rikers Island will be smaller than originally planned—partly thanks to criminal justice reforms reducing the inmate population (The City)

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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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