Trump Tower no longer home to Secret Service, creative ways to avoid signing leases in the summer, more

By Georgia Kral | August 4, 2017 - 10:59AM 

The Secret Service is no longer renting space at Trump Tower following a lease dispute (Washington Post)

Rents go up in the summer, forcing some New Yorkers and transplants to hold off on signing leases (The New York Times)

The Landmarks Conservancy sent a letter to the city expressing dismay at the condition of (Central Park designer) Frederick Law Olmsted's house on Staten Island. The city is now looking at how to revitalize the landmark site (Curbed)

NYCHA residents are calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign legislation that would support more accessibility for disabled residents (NY Daily News)

Boerum Park in Brooklyn has been given a vacate order by the Department of Buildings after a neighboring building was deemed unstable (DNAinfo)

Even more brokerages are ditching StreetEasy. What will come next? (The Real Deal)

Take a behind-the-scenes tour at the historic, 18th-Century Lefferts Historic House in Prospect Park (Brownstoner)

A new residential development in Crown Heights is moving a church from ground floor space to the basement, prompting protests (DNAinfo)

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