City living with a private pool, condos on their way to replace books, & more

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

New Yorkers who have homes with private pools say they are living the dream (New York Post)

Work is progressing on a 36-story luxury tower rising on the site of the former Brooklyn Heights library at 280 Cadman Plaza West (Bklyner via YIMBY) 

Asbury Park on the Jersey Shore is staging a comeback as a popular destination (The New York Times)

Babyproof your home with gadgets that aren’t too ugly (nymag)

A landmark petition drive is underway to preserve a historic stable house in Central Harlem (Harlem + Bespoke)

New York City will spend more than $2 billion over the next 10 years to address problems at NYCHA including lead paint issues (The Real Deal via the Wall Street Journal)

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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