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Williamsburg's luxury developments, $10 billion plan for the Port Authority, & more

By Jennifer White Karp | January 22, 2021 - 10:30AM 

Williamsburg’s once-edgy waterfront is now crowded with luxury developments, and the main thoroughfare, Bedford Avenue, is loaded with chain stores (New York Post)

A developer wants to build a new 15-story building at 145 Wolcott St. in Red Hook that would have apartments, offices, manufacturing, restaurants and art spaces (Brownstoner)

A new plan to transform the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan would cost as much as $10 billion and could take a decade to complete (The New York Times)

What it’s like to live in Colonia, New Jersey, an area popular with New Yorkers leaving the city (The New York Times)

Would you put a table lamp on a kitchen island? (Architectural Digest)

This Brooklyn couple walks the equivalent of a marathon every day to explore a different part of the city (Brooklyn Eagle)

Jennifer White Karp

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Jennifer White Karp steers Brick Underground’s editorial coverage of New York City residential real estate and writes articles on market trends and strategies for buyers, sellers, and renters. Jennifer’s 15-year career in NYC real estate journalism includes stints as a writer and editor at The Real Deal and its spinoff publication, Luxury Listings NYC. She holds a B.A. from Wesleyan University and an MFA in nonfiction writing from the New School.

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