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CurbedWire: Protect the Palisades Ad; First Whitney Condo in Contract

THE PALISADES—Anti-LG tower coalition Protect the Palisades has released a new ad (above) sarcastically tearing apart the electronic manufacturer’s plan to mar the Hudson River Palisades with an eight-story tower. The basic message is a simple one: the Palisades are beautiful and the LG tower is going to ugly them up, but since basically no …

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Comment Of The Day: "This place has to be a…

“This place has to be a money pit. An 80 year old ‘modern’ masterpiece that desperately needs restoration. The stucco and and enamel facade is a mess, and who knows what’s going on inside. Every time I have walked by the house in the past few weeks, it was emitting a low beeping noise, as …

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Linkage: Big Brands Think Williamsburg; More Parking Lots Disappear

[Curbed Flickr Pool / Eugene Gannon] · The story behind 350 Degraw Street’s awkward detached facade [PMFA] · A homeless man’s been living in a coffin-like slot in the Manhattan Bridge [NYP] · A Downtown Brooklyn parking lot was just picked up for $38.5 million [TRD] · A development lot in Bed-Stuy wants $3.5 million …

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Video Interlude: Watch Two Months of East Side Access Work in 90 Seconds

The MTA’s East Side Access project may $6.5 billion over budget and 10 years behind schedule, but let’s watch this newly released time lapse video, set to ridiculous dramatic piano music, and pretend everything is happening at lightning speed. The video shows construction of the Queens Plaza substation and superstructures from October to December last …

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Adventures in Interior Design: This Lincoln Square Condo Is Perfect if You’re French Royalty

Good for the owners of this 160 West 66th Street condo for never forgetting where they came from, unless they didn’t come from one of the nine French provinces where the yellow fleur-de-lis on a blue background is the coat of arms, in which case these are some odd decorating choices. One assumes that the …

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