Staten Island's Ferris wheel is dead, luxury houses in the Hamptons pile up, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
October 25, 2018 - 11:00AM

Plans are shelved for a giant Ferris wheel that could have attracted visitors to Staten Island (New York Times)

High-end houses for sale in the Hamptons are piling up on the market (The Real Deal via Douglas Elliman)

NYC’s worst landlords cost taxpayers $300 million a year through building code violations and evictions (Curbed NYC)

Women are increasingly having an impact on NYC’s skyline (New York Post)

The city admits some rooftop cooling towers are still unregistered, potentially putting people at risk of contracting Legionnaires’ disease (WNYC)

A new and very narrow 12-by-75-foot modern townhouse is aimed at someone with a fat wallet. It's asking $5 million (Architectural Digest)

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Emily Myers

Senior Writer/Podcast Producer

Emily Myers is a real estate writer and podcast host. As the former host of the Brick Underground podcast, she earned four silver awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors. Emily studied journalism at the University of the Arts, London, earned an MA Honors degree in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh and lived for a decade in California.

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