More stations to get elevators, $3M for an Inwood lot with a giant rock, & more

By Austin Havens-Bowen | September 23, 2019 - 11:00AM 

The MTA says 48 subway stations will get elevators and accessibility upgrades: 12 in Manhattan, 21 in Brooklyn, and six each in Queens and the Bronx (am New York)

A vacant lot in Inwood on the market for $3 million comes with a very big catch: a 30-foot pile of bedrock (The New York Times)

Want a famous neighbor? This $12.95 million Upper West Side duplex is in a building where Robert DeNiro and Paul Simon live (press release) 

After 18 months of construction, the waterfront esplanade at Flushing Creek Waterfront Park opened to the public on Friday (

Scam alert: New Yorkers who lend their phone to strangers might end up with an empty bank account (West Side Rag) 

Co-living company WeLive is one of WeWork's faltering side businesses (The Real Deal via the Wall Street Journal)




Austin Havens-Bowen

Staff Writer

Austin Havens-Bowen covers the rental market. He previously reported on local news for the Queens Ledger and The Hunts Point Express in the Bronx. He graduated from Hunter College with a BA in media studies. 


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