Betting on NYC's resilience, closed city beaches vs. open state beaches, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
May 22, 2020 - 10:30AM


Why you should place your bets on New York City to survive and emerge from this slump even stronger (The Atlantic)

A developer is accused of threatening to destroy the top of a new condo tower in a battle over air rights (The Real Deal)

Apparently, there’s no real functional difference between the city-run beaches that are closed for Memorial Day and the federally-run open beaches (Gothamist)

Phase 1 of the city’s reopening will be sometime in the first half of June, but the mayor is not sure exactly when (amNewYork)

For every person who tours The Broad Exchange Building, a condo conversion in Fidi, developer LCOR will donate to the First Responders Children's Foundation Covid-19 fund (press release)


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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