MOST RECENT ARTICLES BY:

Kim Velsey

  1. developing
    Continuum’s Towers Were Nixed by the City. So the Developer Is Suing.The Botanic Garden fight may go another round.
  2. developing
    River Ring Gets Okayed, With 13 ConditionsSmaller towers, more affordable apartments, and a slew of other requirements.
  3. celebrity real estate
    A $22.5M Apartment at 740 Park Goes From a Mnuchin to a TischLacey Tisch, the daughter of Loews magnate Andrew Tisch, is the buyer of Steve Mnuchin’s apartment. Oddly placed black toilet included.
  4. housing
    Those Flooded Basement Apartments are a Deadly Part of the Housing CrisisThe most dangerous place to be last night was on the ground floor.
  5. developments
    It Wasn’t Just the Shadows That Stopped a Pair of Brooklyn TowersThe Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s defenders were part of a much larger set of forces.
  6. developments
    River Ring, Two Trees’ Other Eye-Catching Project on the Williamsburg WaterfrontThe next big development vying to go up on the Williamsburg waterfront faces community-board review.
  7. developing
    The “Horrendous” Luxury Rentals That Need Gut Renovations After Just a DecadeThe life cycle of a high-end building is getting shorter.
  8. listed
    The Village’s Skinniest Townhouse Is for Sale Yet AgainIt never gets any wider, but the price keeps going up.
  9. mysteries
    Why Does Jeff Bezos Love This Unremarkable Building in the West 20s So Much?He’s assembled 25,000 square feet on a not-especially-pretty stretch of middle Fifth Avenue.
  10. retail apocalypse
    Barneys, Deader Than Ever, Is Becoming a Spirit HalloweenRetail apocalypse made manifest.
  11. developing
    Adams’s Office Gives a Thumbs-Down to Towers by the Brooklyn Botanic GardenThe greenhouses win out.
  12. deadbeat tenants
    Equinox Has Decided That No, It Will Not Pay Its RentWhich is, apparently, absolutely fine.
  13. surfside collapse
    After the Surfside Condo Collapse, Miami Engineers Are Swamped“We are booked. People are worried: Maybe something bad is happening that we don’t know about.”
  14. celebrity real estate
    Wait, Calvin Klein Just Sold Another $85 Million House?Don’t worry, he has more.
  15. realtor diaries
    Inside the Freak-out Housing Market of Upstate New York“It just felt like drinking from a fire hose most days.”
  16. the view from 1000 feet
    Billionaires Can’t Get Enough of 220 Central Park SouthIt’s eclipsed One57, where apartments are selling at a loss.
  17. zillow finds
    A Rare Brooklyn Townhouse Listing: Unrenovated, Unstaged, and Filled to the Brim“Literal crime scene” or just someone’s messy home? Either way, it will sell.
  18. what a year
    Two People, One Room, 16 Months: The Studio-Apartment Couples of the PandemicZoom in the bathroom, Netflix every night.
  19. in store
    Can Rockefeller Center Ever Be Hip?Tishman Speyer attempts a retail revolution in peak midtown.
  20. stars
    Julianne Moore Sells Her West Village Townhouse for $15 MillionIt took two listings, 12 years, and an ‘Architectural Digest’ feature, but the actress has finally sold her West Village home.
  21. developments
    Eric Adams Chooses McDonald’s Over Housing Density in Prospect HeightsThe presumptive mayor is already backing away from campaign promises.
  22. neighborhoods
    Twilight of the LiveaboardsA renovation that’s also an eviction looms at the 79th Street Boat Basin.
  23. living spaces
    The Co-Living Start-ups That Survived the Pandemic Are Merging — and FlourishingThe pandemic brought consolidation to the co-living industry. Could it also bring an end to all the utopian rhetoric?
  24. sex and the city
    Sex and the City Star Cynthia Nixon Snags $4.4M Kips Bay TownhouseSex and the City star and onetime gubernatorial hopeful Cynthia Nixon has bought a $4.4M Kips Bay townhouse.
  25. obituary
    The Hostel Has Closed on NantucketThe Star of the Sea — a cheap place to be — has been purchased and, yes, kicked the bucket.
  26. sales
    Daniel Humm Buys $14.5 Million Co-op from Chipotle FounderThe Eleven Madison Park Chef is moving to lower Fifth Avenue.
  27. neighborhoods
    Going Back to the Office Means Long Island City’s Rent Deals Are OverLong Island City rents are sharply on the rise as white collar workers flood back into the city. They’re up 5.82 percent in May over April.