Police target landlords who allow prostitution, luxury apartment features to skip, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
November 15, 2018 - 11:00AM

Gentrification has pushed prostitution indoors, aided by landlords who allow brothels to operate in their residential buildings (The New York Times)

No L train? Ride a Citi Bike. Bike stations Williamsburg and Greenpoint are getting additional spaces to cope with impending shutdown (Brooklyner)

Think installing rain showerheads and Jacuzzi tubs add value to your apartment? These experts say to  skip them (Apartment Therapy)

15 Hudson Yards will feature the highest outdoor residential space in New York City at 900 feet above ground (Curbed)

The MTA says it will buy Grand Central Terminal and Metro-North’s Harlem and Hudson lines for $35 million (The Daily News)

A new book about McKim, Mead & White puts the Gilded Age architecture firm responsible for many classical buildings back in the spotlight (CItyLab)


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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