Loopholes for super talls, a family of four in 750 square feet, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
March 7, 2019 - 11:00AM

The developer of Rockefeller Center is planning a residential tower on East 29th Street that will pay homage to the NYC icon with an Art Deco-inspired facade (Curbed)

A preservation group wants the City Planning Commission to know their crackdown on super talls is filled with loopholes (press release)

How a family of four squeezes into a stylish Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, apartment that’s only 750 square feet (DesignSponge)

A new Stuy Town lottery opened: Rents start at $2,975 for a one bedroom, if you meet certain income requirements (press release)

U.S. houses are getting larger while the average American household is getting smaller (The New York Times)

It’s pretty green inside the two-story communal lounge at the new rental tower 90 Columbus in Jersey City, thanks to trees and plantings (press release)


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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