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Coney Island’s boardwalk landmarked, a new furniture subscription service, & more

By Donna M. Airoldi | May 17, 2018 - 11:00AM 

First they were criticized for creating shadows over Central Park, then for fueling the city’s affordable housing crisis. Now people are scrutinizing how New York’s high-end condo towers are hastening climate change (Crain’s)

Coney Island’s boardwalk officially became New York City's eleventh scenic landmark on its 95th anniversary (Curbed)

A Japanese company is starting a subscription service similar to Netflix—only for furniture, for as little as $5 a month (New York Times)

Seven ideas for how to improve the look of a kitchen that has basic wood cabinets (Apartment Therapy)

If you like quirky design details, check out this Carroll Gardens cottage with a hobbit door and a terrace (Brownstoner)

The 5 Pointz graffiti artist lawsuit could make developers skittish about working with artists (Commercial Observer)

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