More NYC brokerages ditch StreetEasy rentals, Grand Central celebrates 50 years as a landmark, more

By Georgia Kral | August 3, 2017 - 12:00PM 

In a hardball move, four prominent NYC residential brokerages have pulled rental and sales listings from StreetEasy (The Real Deal)

Real estate porn brought to life! Brokers are using Instagram to sell apartments (New York Post)

Westchester zoning does not affect access to housing for minorities, a report from the says. That report was denied 10 times by the Obama Administration but accepted by Trump (WNYC)

The Kushner Co. has been subpoenaed by federal prosecutors in relation to its use of the EB-5 visa program, which offers green cards to immigrants that invest in U.S. companies (Wall Street Journal)

And so things go: A former factory was planned to be converted into housing for the South Williamsburg Hasidic population, but instead will be a seven-building luxury condo development (Brownstoner)

Jackie O. played a role in the preservation of Grand Central Terminal; for its 50th anniversary as a landmark, here's the tale (Curbed)

The demolition of a Queens building was underway, but 40 cats stood in the way (The New York Times)


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