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CurbedWire: Vanderbilt Corridor Rezoning Proposal; It’s Howl-o-Ween

MIDTOWN EAST—Today City Planning launched its public review process for the proposed rezoning of the blocks on Vanderbilt and Madison avenues between 42nd and 47th streets, known as Vanderbilt Corridor. The rezoning would allow the construction of larger buildings along Vanderbilt and Madison avenues, and would require developers who take advantage of the increased FAR …

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Setting the Scene: High-end hipster clothes purveyor Rag &…

High-end hipster clothes purveyor Rag & Bone is looking to host their next photoshoot in an East Village apartment. Here are some of the criterium for the locale, according to a flyer (right) which has surfaced along 7th Street: chipped white paint, non-working fireplace, no furniture, railroad layout that can accommodate 20-25 people. No word …

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Linkage: Greek Media Mogul Sells Apartment; Breezy Point Recovery

[Photo Pool/Jonathan Percy] · How Breezy Point has been rebuilding after Sandy [Crain's] · Astoria residents get to weigh in how $1 million is spent [DNA] · Long Island City development site sells for $37 million [TRD] · Affordable Harlem building has gone two weeks without gas [DNA] · What’s the holdup with the East …

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Development Battles: Astoria Cove Plan Is ‘Atrocious,’ Needs More Affordable Units

As expected, things did not go smoothly for Alma Realty today when they presented the City Council zoning subcommittee with plans for Astoria Cove, the 1,723-unit megaproject they hope to build on the Queens waterfront. Crain’s reports that several council members promised to vote against the project unless Alma increased the number of affordable apartments …

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On the Market: The Atelier’s ‘Duplex of Baronial Splendor’ Wants $4.75M

This impressive duplex in Lincoln Square co-op The Atelier (not that Atelier) has been put on the market for $4.75 million by owners who purchased it 42 years ago. The brokerbabble, which amusingly refers to the apartment as a “Duplex of Baronial Splendor,” brags that the previous owner before them was famous portrait photographer Philippe …

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