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Linkage: Updated Map of NYC Neighborhoods; Gramercy Park Secrets

[Via Jeff Reuben/Curbed Photo Pool] · City Planning reveals new neighborhoods map [NYC] · What to do about a ghost roommate [Gothamist] · Harlem gas-leak victim sues city for $25m [NYP] · Everybody loves the Tenement Museum [Crain's] · Millionaire David Koch breaks ground on new health center [NYP] · The secrets of Gramercy Park …

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Affordable Housing: Brownsville Vacant Lot to Become Affordable Condos

A former neighborhood “eyesore” in Brownsville will soon get a new life as a four-story, 15-unit affordable condo complex. The $5.8 million project is being overseen by Habitat for Humanity, who broke ground on Wednesday. According to The Daily News, the two-bedroom units will be reserved for first-time buyers with individual salaries of $29,400 to …

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It Happened One Weekend: Family of Doctors Looking to Rent in Harlem

Welcome to It Happened One Weekend, our weekly roundup of The New York Times real estate section… Every “The Hunt” column begins with the Hunters describing the apartment they want, and ends with them rationalizing whatever they came away with. This is The Hunt: Dreams vs. Reality The Hunters: A family of doctors Price Dream: …

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Ask Real Estate: Rent-Stabilized Apartments; Buyouts; Application Fees

This week’s subjects include landlords withholding security deposits, endless application fees and rent-stabilized apartments.

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Coming Attractions: Elad Group Submits Plans for Condos Over West Side Tracks

Back in July, the Elad Group bought a property over a set of sunken train tracks on the far West Side for $43 million, but was met with stiff resistance when it went before Community Board 4, with neighbors arguing that the planned 16-story building would violate current height limits and that Elad is rushing …

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