The city wants affordable housing built prefab, an Upper East Side house comes with a tunnel, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
March 1, 2018 - 11:00AM

The city is encouraging developers to use modular construction for new "affordable" housing (The Real Deal)

An Upper East Side townhouse has an underground passageway with a wine cellar that links the main house to a 1,200-square-foot carriage house (New York Post)

Cookbook author and Food Network star Ina Garten may be a contessa in the kitchen, but her home decorating skills are being called into question over a new wall hanging she posted on Instagram (Apartment Therapy)

The massive wall of bookshelves in this Noho triplex makes this our dream home. Can we borrow $2.7 million? (Curbed)

Docks are under construction for a new ferry service that will bring transit-starved residents of Soundview and other East Bronx neighborhoods to Manhattan starting this summer (Welcome2theBronx)



Jennifer White Karp

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Jennifer 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 New York City real estate journalism includes stints as a writer and editor at The Real Deal and its spinoff publication, Luxury Listings NYC.

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