Roosevelt Island apartment building to remain affordable, high-end condo sales slow, & more

By Donna M. Airoldi  | August 15, 2018 - 11:00AM

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a deal that will allow a 361-unit apartment building on Roosevelt Island to remain affordable for the next 30 years (NY Daily News)

A sharp decline in high-end condo sales dragged down overall sales across New York City in the first half of 2018 (Mansion Global)

Sunset Park is poised to get large-scale developments, including one that proposes three 18-story towers that would be built over the N train tracks at Eighth Avenue (Bklyner)

As the Bronx gentrifies, some long-time locals are seeking to take control by launching new upscale businesses (CityLab)

Articles about notable architects are most often focused on men. This piece highlights Brooklyn’s history of female developers, architects, and builders (Brownstoner)

Sofa beds have gotten a bad rap over the years, but new ones are sleeker and more comfortable—and they’re great for small NYC apartments (The New York Times)


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