Love letters to NYC, sales plunge in Hudson Yards, & more

By Emily Myers | December 22, 2020 - 11:30AM 

New Yorkers in their own words describe why they are sticking with their city, at the end of one of the most painful and difficult years (Gothamist)

There's been an 85 percent plunge in sales at Hudson Yards and prices have fallen 8 percent in Manhattan, according to PropertyShark (press release)

A West Village rental building that's been in the same family for three generations sold for $95 million (The Real Deal)

Mayor Bill de Blasio is set to announce his opposition to a residential project that could cast a shadow on Brooklyn Botanic Garden (Gothamist) 

The Department of Transport is working to put an end to drag racing and speeding in the Bronx (amNewYork)

A new rollercoaster called Phoenix is coming to Coney Island in the summer of 2021 (Bklyner)

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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