Big developers get into co-living, graffiti now being used as a marketing tool, more

By Georgia Kral | August 10, 2017 - 12:15PM 

If the state steps in to help, Grossinger's, the Catskills resort that inspired "Dirty Dancing," may be brought back to life (The New York Times)

Once considered a real estate blight, graffiti is being used by developers to lure in potential tenants (New York Post)

A former 400-cell prison on Staten Island is being converted into film and TV sound stages (Crain's New York Business)

The City Council also approved the Midtown East rezoning, clearing the way for 70 blocks of higher density and more office space (The Real Deal)

How Habitat for Humanity will use community land trusts to preserve affordable housing in Brooklyn (Brownstoner)

Co-living isn't just some hippie idea: big-name developers (including the Durst Organization in NYC) are getting in the game (Wall Street Journal)

A fire broke out in a Crown Heights brownstone early Friday, killing an elderly woman (New York Daily News)

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