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The F is the worst subway line, a housing boom in Queens, & more

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

A decade-old fix to the subway signal system on the F line in Brooklyn is actually making train headaches worse (New York Times)

Developers are building oodles of apartments in Queens (New York Post)

Another wood-frame house in East Flatbush is going to be torn down and replaced with an apartment building (Brownstoner)

The apartment in Trump Tower where a fire killed a man last week did not have a working smoke alarm (CNN)

A burglar has been gaining access to Upper West Side buildings through basement doors (West Side Rag)

A new artificial intelligence-powered website lets New York apartment seekers search any address for information about what it is like to live there (Localize)

Jennifer White Karp

Managing Editor

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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