Concerns about bike safety leading to the Kosciuszko Bridge, the $6.5 million Gowanus townhouse, & more

By Emily Myers | September 3, 2019 - 2:30PM 

A lack of bike- and pedestrian-friendly connections leading to the Kosciuszko Bridge takes the shine off the new span’s opening (Gothamist)

An impressive landmarked Gowanus townhouse built in 1873 is awaiting an owner who can afford the $6.5 million price tag and has the stomach for a serious renovation (Corcoran)

The not-so-surprising abuse of Opportunity Zones (New York Times)

The long-delayed Riverside Park South playground and plaza is expected to open this month, but without a bathroom (West Side Rag)

Another supertall could be coming to Midtown as Extell filed demolition permits for two four-story buildings close to Times Square (NY Yimby)

How to cook for a crowd in a tiny NYC kitchen—these home chefs show you how (New York Times) 



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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