New renters in Brooklyn get freebies, staying on top of the dreaded laundry pile, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
March 16, 2018 - 11:00AM

Developers are responding to the flood of new rental units coming to Brooklyn by offering concessions like a month or more of free rent (The New York Times)

Check out this cool hanging spiral staircase used to connect two Tribeca apartments and form one residence (Dezeen)

An unknown buyer is in contract to buy the five-story penthouse on top of the Crown Building at 730 Fifth Ave. for $180 million, which would set a new record for New York City (The Real Deal)

It still feels like winter, but you can make your apartment feel more spring like with fresh flowers and one of these vases (Apartment Therapy)

The 200-year-old Basilica of St. Patrick's Old Cathedral in New York City is selling the last remaining crypt in its catacombs for $7 million (Business Insider)


Jennifer White Karp

Managing Editor

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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