A win for a developer, newcomers bet on NYC, & more

By Emily Myers | October 13, 2020 - 10:30AM 


Hear from some newcomers on why they moved to New York this year and why they are betting on the city's revival (The New York Times)

A panel of judges told a developer he doesn't have to take responsibility for shoddy workmanship in a building he purchased. It's the board's problem now (The Real Deal)

The 100-year-old Roosevelt Hotel in Manhattan will close permanently this year (CNN)

How the feud between Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio led to the chaotic virus crackdown of recent days (The New York Times)

There are more dire predictions for the MTA—this time from the state comptroller (New York Post)

A statue of Mother Cabrini—a nun canonized for her work with NYC's poorest immigrants—was unveiled in Battery Park City (Gothamist)


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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