A contentious demolition, mayoral candidates face off, & more

By Emily Myers | May 13, 2021 - 10:30AM 

A Brooklyn community board rejects a proposed new building on Atlantic Avenue, even after the developers reduced the project's size (The Real Deal)

Village Preservation blasts a decision by the city's Landmarks Preservation Commission to demolish a 170-year-old landmarked building (press release)

The first Democratic debate in the New York City mayoral race takes place tonight (The New York Times)

Beaches and pools in New York can open starting Memorial Day with six-feet of social distancing (abc7NY)

Lincoln Center's main plaza is now a grassy playground with 14,000 square feet of artificial turf (Gothamist)

The argument for the return of the basement bar—for those with space and a basement (Apartment Therapy)

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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