Brownstone Brooklyn's in-demand architect, test driving Nest Secure, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
May 2, 2019 - 11:00AM

Elizabeth Roberts, the in-demand architect responsible for transforming Brooklyn brownstones into showstoppers (The New York Times)

Test driving the $399 Nest Secure smart home integrated security system (Business Insider)

The city has the green light top open a homeless shelter on Billionaires’ Row (New York Post)

NYC has cleaner air, but Sunnyside and Woodside were found to have the most harmful pollutants (

Tenants at 919 Prospect Ave. in the South Bronx are suing their landlord, accusing him of inhumane living conditions (The Real Deal)

The advantages for a landlord of a co-op vs. condo conversion (The Commercial Observer)


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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