Indoor dining on hold, dozens of extra traffic cops assigned, & more

By Emily Myers | July 2, 2020 - 10:30AM 


Indoor dining is scrapped for New York City as the coronavirus pandemic worsens across the U.S. (The New York Times)

Black homeowners pay 13 percent more in property taxes each year than white families, new data analysis shows (Washington Post)

NYC's new budget will see dozens of extra traffic cops writing tickets for motorists (New York Post)

It's taken a decade but calls to preserve a city building with abolitionist history are finally being heard (Gothamist) 

An innovation challenge is seeking ideas on how to improve the city's buildings and modernize the construction process (Real Estate Weekly)

Demolition is underway of a three-story building that collapsed in Brooklyn where a gym was undergoing renovation (abc7NY)

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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