Harlem luxury building comes with panoramic views of public sex, an East Village church is on the market, more

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By Mimi OConnor  |
October 16, 2017 - 11:25AM

Luxury condos in Harlem offer views of Marcus Garvey Park, and the many, varied sex acts taking place there (DNAinfo)

The San Isidoro y San Leandro Western Orthodox Catholic Church of the Hispanic Mozarabic Rite is up for sale in the East Village. A listing describes it as a "former religious space" (EV Grieve)

After a six-month renovation the Bay Ridge Avenue R station has reopened (Curbed)

The cleanup of Brooklyn's Gowanus Canal continues to attract development and controversy (New York Times)

Ai Weiwei's timely refugee-themed public art exhibition "Good Fences Make Good Neighbors" has arrived (WNYC)

A block of of Buffalo Avenue in Crown Heights is being named in honor of community activist and preservationist Joan Maynard (Brownstoner)

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Mimi OConnor

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Mimi O’Connor has written about New York City real estate for publications that include Brick Underground, Refinery29, and Thrillist. She is the recipient of two awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors for interior design and service journalism. Her writing on New York City, parenting, events, and culture has also appeared in Parents, Red Tricycle, BizBash, and Time Out New York.

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