Matt Damon buys Brooklyn's most expensive property, finding relics of NYC's past, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
December 31, 2018 - 11:00AM

Treat yourself: Matt Damon just bought Brooklyn’s most expensive property: A $16.7 million penthouse at the Standish (New York Post)

Where you can find pieces of New York City that date back to its days as a 17th century Dutch colony (Atlas Obscura)

There was a pedestrian traffic jam on the Brooklyn Bridge walkway on Saturday (House Beautiful)

Blackstone Group tops a ranking of NYC’s biggest rental landlords (The Real Deal)

NYC said good bye to several beloved landmarks in 2018. Demand for new buildings will mean more change to come in 2019 (New York Post)

Among the new laws going into effect tomorrow in NYC is a ban on Styrofoam containers (WNYC)



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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