Showing off your place on TikTok, replacing the boob lighting fixture, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
October 22, 2021 - 10:30AM

Apartment tours on TikTok are all about showing off prized possessions (The New York Times)

Housing advocates say landlords around New York State were illegally evicting tenants during the recent eviction bans (New York Focus)

An embattled Chinese developer is parting with a Manhattan site at 80 South St. where it had plans to build the tallest building in Lower Manhattan by roof height (The Real Deal)

How to replace the builder-grade, flush-mount lighting fixture that looks like a giant boob staring at you from the ceiling (Architectural Digest)

A vacant, city-owned site in Stapleton on Staten Island will get a mixed-use development with 360 affordable housing units (CityLand)

To waterproof a cellar, you may need to try a combination of methods (Brownstoner)


Jennifer White Karp

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Jennifer 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 New York City real estate journalism includes stints as a writer and editor at The Real Deal and its spinoff publication, Luxury Listings NYC.

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