Adriane Quinlan

Staff Writer, Curbed

Adriane Quinlan is a Curbed staff writer covering real estate and eavesdropping on your conversations. She won three Emmys as the head writer for VICE News Tonight and has covered the city for the Greenpoint Gazette, the New York Observer, and the New York Times.

  1. openings
    A FiDi Office Building With a Wait ListThe couple behind Palm Heights, Happier, and Habibi has developed what is probably the most appealing office building in the city.
  2. who’s buying
    Ron Chernow Bought at the DakotaThe new apartment feels very appropriate for the Hamilton biographer.
  3. the eavesdropper
    The Eavesdropper Goes to Woody Allen’s New Movie[Whispers] “I love Woody Allen.”
  4. who’s selling
    A Couple Who Turned Their 75th Street Townhouse Into a Kind of Art MuseumIsraeli artist Ilana Goor and her concession-operator husband have filled all six floors of their home with eccentric pieces.
  5. a truly terrific new york listing
    The Clintons and Carl Bernstein Schmoozed HerePublisher Stephen Rubin’s living room has 17-foot-high ceilings and a lot of built-in shelves.
  6. who’s buying
    An Upper East Side Synagogue’s New MansionThe Altneu, whose board includes bankers, CEOs, and a Blackstone executive, recently bought the Thomas Lamont house for $34.5 million.
  7. the shipping news
    Staten Island Ferry - John F. Kennedy
    Pete Davidson and Colin Jost’s Ferry Is Very Much HappeningWe talked to the architect working behind the scenes on getting the rusty Staten Island Ferry up and running.
  8. operators
    Former President Trump Struggles To Make Bond On Civil Fraud Case
    It’s Hard to Imagine Who’d Want to Buy Trump’s Seized PropertiesBetween the threat of lawsuits and the taint of Trump’s brand, his real estate seems like it’ll be more trouble than it’s worth.
  9. who’s selling
    The Inness Hotel People Designed a HousePost Company’s first single-family project, now for sale, comes staged with Aesop soap and black-matte Shaker furniture.
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    A Greenport House That’s Drawn a Chain of ArtistsPoppy Johnson, Jonathan Horowitz, Rob Pruitt, and Rachel Comey have all lived in this former laundry.
  11. who’s selling
    Who Owns This $18 Million Triplex With Museum-Quality Art?A mini-investigation into an Upper East Side home with a Childe Hassam.
  12. rich people
    The Mandarin Oriental’s Fifth Avenue Condos Are Having ProblemsSales weren’t exactly brisk before a lawsuit accused the developer of skimping on the details.
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    The Lenox Hill Townhouse Designed Around an Eccentric RailingIt’s bedecked with stars, clouds, and plants in swirls of iron, and it runs more than three flights.
  14. a truly terrific new york listing
    Artist Meghan Boody Is Selling Her Wild Tribeca LoftIt looks like an off-kilter Victorian dollhouse.
  15. who’s selling
    A Village Voice Founder’s Gramercy Park Apartment Is for SaleEd Fancher’s classic floor-through has a triangular living room overlooking the park.
  16. openings
    Christopher Wool Turned an Empty Office Into a GalleryThe artist’s team spent months ruling out too-stylish commercial spaces.
  17. a truly terrific new york listing
    The Sutton Place Maisonette Designed by a Historian“I’m completely obsessive on the subject of detail.”
  18. who’s selling
    Downtown’s Favorite Realtor Is Selling His ApartmentAll the sleekest zillion-dollar listings these days are his.
  19. neighborhoods
    What Subway Shutdown? It is seemingly not affecting people’s appetites for Greenpoint apartments.
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    A Writing Cottage on the Upper East SidePulitzer Winner Frances FitzGerald Moved into the Black and Whites along with The Paris Review.
  21. mysteries
    A Bagel Store Dies, Then Bafflingly Reopens“This is the biggest mystery in my life.”
  22. trash talk
    ‘Things That Work Throughout the Country Don’t Work in New York City’A sanitation expert on the city’s new garbage trucks.
  23. developing
    This Stalled Harlem-Housing Complex Might Not Be Dead After AllA new councilperson and a soon-empty building may mean One45 has a chance of going up.
  24. truly terrific
    One of the Last of Its Kind on West 10th StreetA Renwick Row house owned by theater critic Mel Gussow was also once home to Marcel Duchamp, Paul and Jane Bowles, and Dashiell Hammett.
  25. who’s selling
    An Airy Artist’s Loft Hiding in an Unremarkable RowhouseIsamu Noguchi and Keith Haring have both visited this deceptively simple-looking Greenpoint apartment.
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    ‘The Sweetest Little House on the Most Expensive Street’After almost 50 years in the West Village, a couple sells an 1826 rowhouse.
  27. on set
    A Chat With the Designer of The CurseBuilding passive houses and start-up-inspired sofas for Benny Safdie.
  28. street fights
    Where the Banned Brooklyn Bridge Vendors WentJust off the bridge, down the most Instagrammed street in the world, a new cluster of vendors is upsetting Dumbo residents.
  29. on set
    How Do You Rebuild a Nazi’s House?For The Zone of Interest, a crew meticulously studied Rudolf Höss’s actual house, then created a replica down the street.
  30. who’s selling
    Justin Theroux’s Problem Neighbor Is Selling His ApartmentAfter a long battle with the actor, Norman Resnicow is moving out.
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    A Garrison Estate That Was Formerly a CommuneThe 110-acre property includes a three-bedroom house, various outbuildings, and several pyramids.
  32. year in review
    Curbed’s 10 Most-Read ‘Truly Terrific’ NYC Apartment Listings of 2023Including a Frank Lloyd Wright–inspired house in Queens and a much-obsessed-over Gilded Age mansion.
  33. who’s selling
    A Family Fishing Shack in Jamaica BayIt’s been in a clan of Scottish immigrants for 84 years.
  34. who’s selling
    Jason Oppenheim Got the Kanye ListingThe Malibu beach house is not in great shape.
  35. buy it for the architecture
    A House With a Giant Terrarium in the MiddleThe design was inspired by both a car dealership and Frank Lloyd Wright.
  36. neighborhoods
    ‘It’s a Tyranny of Mike’A Crown Heights building Facebook group has descended into drama.
  37. offices
    Kickstarter’s Greenpoint Office Is Becoming a Hype HouseA talent agency plans to turn it into a members-only campus.
  38. surge pricing
    A Just-Okay Rental That Sparked a Bidding War“I just can’t believe this apartment went for $3,900. It’s 825 square feet. It looks like it’s from the early ’90s.”
  39. a truly terrific new york listing
    A Basically Perfect West Village DuplexIt’s stuffed to the brim in an appealing way.
  40. a truly terrific new york listing
    Buying at the Lombardy Might Be the Best Deal in New YorkA 250-square-foot apartment in a 1927 Park Avenue hotel.
  41. who’s selling
    The New Head of CNN Is Selling His ApartmentMark Thompson’s apartment at the Cornwall was once described as a “dilapidated mansion.”
  42. who’s selling
    Socialite Scammer’s Enormous Townhouse Gets $10M Price CutDina Wein Reis used the seven-story mansion to woo executives; it lingered on the market for years.
  43. who’s selling
    A Family of Roosevelt Island “Pioneers” Sells After 47 YearsThe four-bedroom with a view represented freedom, space, and a chance to participate in the island’s big housing experiment.
  44. who’s selling
    Stephen Sondheim’s Connecticut Home Is for SaleIt’s still stuffed with his treasures: signed posters, a grand piano, and the show posters that showed his life’s work.
  45. who’s selling
    Sally Jessy Raphael’s 43-Room Elizabethan-Style Tudor MansionFeaturing multiple guesthouses, Gothic-cathedral details, and a place to put your horses.
  46. war at home
    Jewish Schools Around New York City Are Hiring Armed Guards“We didn’t wait to hear that people wanted to increase security. We did it immediately.”
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    A Glendale House With a Bright-Red StaircaseThe Queens house was obsessively renovated, from the spice racks to the skylights, during the pandemic.
  48. who’s selling
    Willem Dafoe Is Selling His High Falls FarmhouseHe bought the cheery, 1920s country home while filming Antichrist.
  49. a truly terrific new york listing
    A Turn-of-the-Century Portrait Painter’s Studio in Gramercy ParkThere’s a 14th-century fireplace mantel, library ladders, and a loft space.
  50. a truly terrific new york listing
    A Hotel des Artistes Duplex Designed Around a Gilded MuralIt has 18-foot ceilings.
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