Thousands more NYC apartments get lead paint inspections, commuter benefits of a congestion charge, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
October 31, 2018 - 11:00AM

The NYC Housing Authority just found 10,000 more apartments it needs to inspect for lead paint (NY Daily News)

A congestion charge could cut travel time by up to two hours on express bus routes from Queens and Brooklyn according to Riders Alliance (Press release)

A printing plant in Brooklyn is the latest building facing demolition. It will be replaced by a 44-story downtown apartment block (Brownstoner)

The city is demanding that statues in Elizabeth Street Garden be removed as they battle with the park’s supporters to make way for a new housing complex (Bowery Boogie)

A date's been set for the L train closure — mark your calendars for Saturday, April 27th, 2019 (MTA)

The last historic structure at Brooklyn Navy Yard gets a makeover, turning it from shipbuilding facility to modern commercial space (Curbed NY)



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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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