$3 million penthouse sale in Queens, struggling landlords, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
November 17, 2020 - 10:30AM

Out of the 50 largest U.S. cities, New York ranks among the top 15 where rent has become more affordable (press release)

Queens has a near record-setting sale—a penthouse at Tangram House South in Flushing—which just sold for $3,099,800 (press release)

It's going to take at least four years for tourism in NYC to return to pre-pandemic levels, according to the city's convention and visitors bureau (Gothamist)

Dredging of the toxic sludge at the bottom of the Gowanus canal in Brooklyn is now underway (Pardon Me for Asking)

Skateboarders in NYC are finally getting some respect—and a few new parks (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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