Macy's shops plan for a skyscraper, housing for formerly homeless veterans, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
May 16, 2019 - 11:00AM

Here’s one response to the retail apocalypse: Macy’s wants to build a skyscraper on top of its Herald Square flagship (Gothamist)

The DOE Fund will break ground May 22 on housing for formerly homeless veterans in the Bronx (press release)

Mayor de Blasio says he's running for president (ABC News)

You can buy a kit to build a tiny house with a deck for $7,250 on Amazon (Business Insider)

An affordable housing lottery launched for 12 newly built apartments at 783 Knickerbocker Ave. in Bushwick (NYC Housing Connect)

A panel discussion was hosted by the research organization Public Agenda with Vicki Been, NYC deputy mayor for housing, explored New York City’s housing challenges and practical solutions (press release)


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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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