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Linkage: NYC’s Taxi Pickups, Visualized; Mapping the Waterfront

[Via Aleks Ivic/Curbed Photo Pool] · An animation of every taxi pickup in NYC [Vox] · Labor Day parade in Union Square, 1887 [ENY] · “Rebranding” Harlem [JVNY] · Atlantic City to lose three casinos, 8,000 jobs [TRD] · Prospect Park’s secret vale [WNYC] · Investigating the Gowanus Canal [NYT] · 13 years of mapping …

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Fowl Play: Birders Petition to Save Peregrine Falcons at 25 CPW

[Via jphillipobrien2006/Curbed Photo Pool] A group of bird-lovers are ruffling feathers at 25 Central Park West by petitioning the management of the landmarked Century building to save a family of threatened peregrine falcons, who have taken up residence on millionaire Steve Nislick’s window sill. According to The Post, a petition with 4,200 signatures was presented …

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Brooklyn Townhouse Roundup: Renovated Carroll Gardens Brownstone Wants $3.2 Million

Welcome to the Brooklyn Townhouse Roundup, where we—you guessed it—take a look at the most notable Brooklyn townhouses on the market. Got tips? Send ‘em here. ↑ First up is this four-story brownstone in Carroll Gardens. The house is bright and sunny with an enclosed front yard and a nice-looking rear garden. It was recently …

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Market Reports: Condo Resale Prices in Manhattan Reach Record Highs

[Change in StreetEasy Condo Price Index (SECPI). Via StreetEasy.] Last month, prices for previously owned condos in Manhattan reached record highs, despite a slight uptick in citywide inventory. According to StreetEasy’s monthly market report, condo resales traded at their highest in the history of the SECPI, with home value growth increasing to 1.1% over the …

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Neighborhood Beefs: Last week saw the Lightstone Group…

Last week saw the Lightstone Group attempt to win some friends in Gowanus by staging an art show along the construction site of their 700-unit rental project, complete with free food trucks. However, a group of Gowanus artists and activists from the neighborhood were having none of it, with over a dozen protestors disrupting the …

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