Record-breaking Clinton Hill sale, ventilation problems at NYCHA, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
July 13, 2021 - 1:00PM

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NYCHA officials were warned repeatedly that aging ventilation systems in public housing could exacerbate the impact of the pandemic (The City)

A Clinton Hill brownstone, designed for Pfizer's co-founder in 1887, becomes the neighborhood's most expensive residential transaction—closing for $9,050,000 (press release)

Activists see comparisons with the condition of the BQE and the Surfside condo collapse and call for urgent action (Brooklyn Heights Blog) 

A ribbon cutting event officially opens an affordable housing development in Central Harlem with 55 apartments set aside for formerly homeless seniors (press release)

Cycling is as popular as ever—with the city's bike shops still dealing with a high demand for sales and repairs amid pandemic supply chain issues (amNewYork)

Hosting an Airbnb is harder than you think—the pandemic has increased demand but also ramped up expectations for travelers (The New York Times)

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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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