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Finding more housing underground, condos debut at Roseland Ballroom site, & more

By Jennifer White Karp | August 20, 2018 - 11:00AM 

City Councilmember Rafael Espinal says making basement apartments safe and legal is a solution to the housing crisis (NY Daily News)

Somewhere, tiny little violins are playing: A luxury penthouse at a Tribeca condo building favored by A-listers sold for $20 million, half its original asking price (The Real Deal)

Do you remember the Roseland Ballroom? It's gone, replaced by the ARO, a modern 62-floor rental tower (The New York Times)

Costas Kondylis, a prolific NYC architect who designed more than 86 buildings here, died on Friday. He was 78 (The Real Deal)

How to completely furnish an apartment when you're starting with nothing (and don't want to rely on IKEA or Craigslist) (The New York Times)

A new line of furniture is designed exclusively to make use of narrow, cramped, and otherwise useless hallway space (Apartment Therapy)

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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