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Wealthy NYC apartment owners duck taxes, IKEA storage hacks, & more

By Jennifer White Karp | May 3, 2018 - 11:00AM 

Some of the city’s most expensive apartment owners owe hundreds of thousands in property taxes (New York Post)

Manhattan is getting its first luxury condo built with modular construction (Curbed)

Someone called the police on a former Obama White House staffer—who's African American—reporting a burglary in progress as he moved into his new apartment on the Upper West Side (Pix11)

Innovative techniques that elevate IKEA storage into stylish items worthy of display (Apartment Therapy)

A new electric fan does triple duty as a ceiling fan, HEPA filtration system and air quality monitor (design-milk)

Is your apartment dim? Here are plants that you can keep alive in low light (Brokelyn)

Mosquito fear is already driving at least one homeowner batty. Check out a discussion about installing a bat house to control the insects (Brownstoner)

 

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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