How much a cemetery plots costs, Hudson Yards' big blowout, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
March 18, 2019 - 11:00AM

The price of your forever home: Basic cemetery plots now cost $4,500 to $19,000 in NYC (The New York Times)

A marching band, tap dancers, a cappella singers, and other performance artists fêted guests attending the Shops at Hudson Yards' opening night (The Real Deal)

The city is reviving a plan to buy 17 apartment buildings that will be converted to affordable housing (Curbed)

Pre-K teachers may strike if demands for higher pay are not met (Bklyner)

An affordable housing lottery is open for apartments at 847 St. Nicholas Ave. in Hamilton Heights. Most of the one-bedroom apartments are going for $761-$963 a month. (Harlem + Bespoke)

A German couple turned a rent hike into an adventure: They switched apartments every month (The New York Times)


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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