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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.
  1. 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.
  2. An Early Richard Meier House (With Two Pools) in New Jersey Horse Country Inside, sculptural curved walls gently separate living spaces, while public areas are anchored by minimalist built-in furniture.
  3. The Green New Deal for Public Schools Goes Way Beyond Classrooms Including fruit trees, solar panels, lead-free pipes, and community-resiliency centers.
  4. Two People, One Room, 16 Months: The Studio-Apartment Couples of the Pandemic Zoom in the bathroom, Netflix every night.
  5. That Cardboard Bed Was Supposed to Be a Utopia Olympic-village furniture is just the latest attempt to create a corrugated ideal.
  6. MoMA’s ‘Automania’: Car Culture, Minus the Culture A show that doesn’t get much past the chrome and glossy paint.
  7. The Nightmarish Subway Floods in China Could Be Our Future Is this what commuting under climate change will look like?
  8. We Unearthed the 28 Best Rent Deals in NYC Right Now This week, we uncovered 1,000-square-foot apartments at fairly reasonable price points, plus a quirky loft near Union Square.
  9. The Seed Collector Who Roams the City’s Marshes Patrick Over works to conserve New York’s native plants.
  10. Inside a 22-Person Pandemic Pod in a Hudson Valley Hotel “The inn was a boat. And then it became a life raft.”
  11. Andrew Cuomo, the La Guardia AirTrain, and the Art of the Possible It’s not the best plan. But is “good enough” good enough?
  12. A Super-Streetery Comes to Koreatown Maiden Korea riffs on Seoul’s street-food stalls.
  13. A $369K Upper East Side Alcove Studio and a Park Slope Two-Bedroom Plus a rare townhouse triplex (with a private roof terrace) on the Upper West Side.
  14. The Look Book Goes to a Dimes Square Clothing Rack Trying on Armani pants and rare Tiffany & Co. caps at Chad Senzel’s vintage pop-up, which appears most Saturdays at Canal and Ludlow Streets.
  15. New Yorkers: It Might Be Time to Get Yourself an Air-Quality App This isn’t the last time you’re going to face wildfire smoke from the West.
  16. Did Ranked Choice Voting Community Education Efforts Work? More research is needed, but exit-poll analysis indicated no racial disparities in understanding ranked-choice voting or how to complete the ballot.
  17. 25 Ways to Make the Post-Pandemic City More Livable, Prosperous, and Just Free subways, feminist housing, a “Department of Care,” and other proposals by Jeff Zucker, Bjarke Ingels, and other thoughtful New Yorkers.
  18. A Live-in, Surf-Out Rockaways DIY Design Lab Daniel King and Emma Hastil started their company, Locus of Occult, at home by the beach during the pandemic.
  19. Watching Perfectionist Restorers at Work Is Incredibly Soothing It’s good to see someone bring rusty junk back to better-than-new condition.
  20. ‘I Saw My Best Friend, All Covered in Black, and Her Face Was Red With Blood’ After the LAPD fireworks explosion, this South L.A. resident is demanding answers.
  21. A Thorny Table, Max Lamb’s Newest Chairs, and Other Things I Liked This Week Plus a café with seating inspired by brownstone stoops.
  22. Can Rockefeller Center Ever Be Hip? Tishman Speyer attempts a retail revolution in peak midtown.
  23. A $675K West Village One-Bedroom and a Boerum Hill Corner Duplex Plus a Fort Greene brownstone apartment with a lovely private terrace.
  24. The Brooklyn Skyline Is About to Change Forever with 9 DeKalb Everything we know about the borough’s first supertall.
  25. ‘Outdoor Dining Is Home Invasion’: Scenes From Manhattan Community Board 3 The city wants to make streeteries permanent, and the East Village is not having it.
  26. Are We Ever Going to Get a Place to Sit Down in Moynihan Station? The corporation behind the Penn Station expansion says more seating is coming.
  27. 15 Especially Well Designed Bedside Lamps We asked designer Ming Thompson to share her favorites across all price points.
  28. Julianne Moore Sells Her West Village Townhouse for $15 Million It took two listings, 12 years, and an ‘Architectural Digest’ feature, but the actress has finally sold her West Village home.
  29. Search Resumes at Demolished Surfside Condo Building: Updates, Video Rescue operations have officially ended, but recovery efforts continue.
  30. The Astor Place Kmart Was My Place to Be Normal I bought most of my clothes there, and ate cheap pizza in the café.
  31. Got an Old Power Plant Lying Around? Crypto Miners Are Buying Them Up They’ll take denim mills, airplane hangars, and aluminum smelters too.
  32. The Plight of New York City’s Violence Interruptors One of the deadliest New York summers in recent memory is testing the alternative to police.
  33. Bensonhurst Went Berserk Yesterday After Italy’s Football Win Pictures from the celebration on 18th Avenue.
  34. A Country Home (With a Fireplace and a Mini-Forest) on a Nomad Rooftop David Nosanchuk designed a penthouse that blots out the city for his client, Tom O’Shea.
  35. Even a Starchitect’s Homeless Housing Project Won’t Sway Venice Beach NIMBYs “What they are working towards is a de facto gated beach community.”
  36. Subway Flooding Is Here to Stay During intense rainfall in the city, water can end up just about anywhere.
  37. Subway Geysers and Jet Skis: See the Flooded Mess of Yesterday’s Storm The deluge is the latest preview of what climate change has in store for New York.
  38. A $369K Williamsburg Studio and a Bushwick Two-Bedroom With a Hot Tub Plus a sunny prewar one-bedroom in Washington Heights.
  39. Apartment Hunting With a Criminal Past Is Nearly Impossible Three New Yorkers talk about trying to find a place to live after prison.
  40. Greenpoint Parents Rumble Over Playground ‘Fight Club’ “I was a bit shocked at how aggressive it was.”
  41. The Look Book Goes to a Financial District Dig Inn Workers who have gone back into the office — and some who never left — stopped by to pick up their Friday lunch.
  42. Eric Adams Chooses McDonald’s Over Housing Density in Prospect Heights The presumptive mayor is already backing away from campaign promises.
  43. Neighbors Rallied to Save Their Restaurants. Can They Keep the Party Going? “There have been a lot of happy tears.”
  44. The Man Behind L.A.’s Megamansions Ramtin Ray Nosrati is a developer for our new Gilded Age.
  45. How Eric Adams Did It The likely next mayor didn’t look like it at the start of the campaign.
  46. Elon Musk Really Is Living in a Tiny Prefab House in Boca Chica It’s built by — wait for it — a startup with ideas about world domination.
  47. Inside Austin’s Wild Real-Estate Market Homes going $850,000 above asking, 96 offers in one weekend, and more tales from America’s most intense housing frenzy.
  48. This Used to Be the “Ugliest House on Mt. Merino” Jeff Hayenga and Michael Belanger’s long-simmering upstate project.
  49. 25 Men Lock Themselves in Hotel Rooms, Refusing Transfer to Homeless Shelter “I got very severe asthma, and I don’t wanna be in a dorm setting with 30 homeless men that I don’t know.”
  50. Developers Will Finally Have to Assess Who Gets Displaced by Rezonings New legislation will require racial-equity reports for many major developments.
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