StreetNoise

The rules that govern access to NYC roofs, a guide to the city's smaller islands, & more

By Jennifer White Karp | August 27, 2019 - 11:00AM 

Why some buildings ban residents from using the roof and other buildings allow access (StreetEasy Blog)

Exploring the lesser-known islands of New York City (New York Magazine)

A crumbling storefront at 435 Tompkins Ave. in Bed Stuy has been demolished to make way for a new building with 40 apartments (Brownstoner)

The Bronx’s Soundview ferry service cut the commute to Downtown Manhattan from 90 to just over 30 minutes (welcome2thebronx) 

A new housing lottery opened for nine apartments at a building on the Lower East Side with a roof deck, laundry room, and package room (Curbed via NYC Housing Connect)

Berkeley, CA, tops a new report from Apartmentguide.com of college towns with the highest and lowest rents. The average rent for a one bedroom there is $2,918 (press release)

Brick Underground articles occasionally include the expertise of, or information about, advertising partners when relevant to the story. We will never promote an advertiser's product without making the relationship clear to our readers.
topics: