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  1. the real estate
    The Nepo Babies Forced Into Real EstateCry for the lives unlived.
  2. listings
    Joan Didion’s Apartment Is for SaleMissed out on the estate auction? Seven and a half million dollars will get you the whole house.
  3. the housing market
    New Yorkers Never Came ‘Flooding Back.’ Why Did Rents Go Up So Much?Getting to the bottom of a COVID-era real estate mystery.
  4. a truly terrific new york listing
    A Turtle Bay Townhouse With Wall-to-Wall WindowsAnd a 400-square-foot balcony on every floor
  5. biography of a building
    A Queens Co-Op Full of ElectriciansIt remains basically as it was imagined in 1949: a surprisingly affordable city-within-a-city.
  6. a truly terrific new york listing
    A Two-story Condo in a Former Parish HouseThe doorman stand is the original priest’s pulpit.
  7. listings
    Rent It for the James Turrell InstallationHugh Jackman’s East Hampton retreat asks $500,000 for the summer.
  8. rendering judgment
    The Casino–Apartment–Ferris-Wheel–Hotel Proposal for Midtown EastIs Stefan Soloviev’s plan a jackpot or a bust?
  9. realtor diaries
    The Mexico City Realtor Selling Penthouses Without Bathrooms“They start around $6 million and have nothing in them — not even a floor or a toilet.”
  10. the real estate
    Compass Is Doing Totally Fine, Okay?It’s just subleasing its headquarters and doing a third round of layoffs.
  11. a truly terrific new york listing
    An Entirely Wood-Paneled CondoThe very 1960s apartment comes with very 1960s furniture.
  12. a truly terrific new york listing
    A Tiny House on Top of a Co-opThe former boiler room of the Prince George Hotel looks like a cozy attic garret.
  13. celebrity real estate
    What Do A-Rod, Barbara Corcoran, and Michael Cohen Have in Common?The same Avenue D apartment building.
  14. the housing market
    What Should New York Homebuyers Expect in 2023?Fewer bidding wars, but also fewer options overall.
  15. year in review
    Curbed’s 20 Most-Read Stories in 2022They included bitter real-estate feuds, our deep dive into trash, and a report from Caroline Calloway’s drawn-out good-bye to the city.
  16. goodbye 2022
    The Year in RentBreaking down the 12 months in which everything got more expensive, then more expensive, and then even more expensive.
  17. rich people
    Richard Gere’s Cell Tower Is Upsetting Rooney Mara’s MotherThe wealthy town of Bedford is in absolute disarray.
  18. on the market
    Please Be Careful With Steve Wynn’s PicassosInterested buyers should keep their elbows to themselves while viewing the Vegas tycoon’s $90 million duplex.
  19. operators
    The 23-Year-Old Queen of Real-Estate TikTokAs New York’s luxury market cools, Lizza Prigozhina is helping panicked agents sell another asset: themselves.
  20. truly terrific
    A Jamaica Estates Home With a 32-Foot-Long Indoor PoolAnd too many Jacuzzis to count.
  21. a truly terrific new york listing
    Hamish Bowles’s Over-the-top Co-op Is for SaleThe Greenwich Village two-bedroom has a trompe-l’oeil doorknob.
  22. closings
    The Kuwaiti Government Raised Carolines’s RentA surprising end for the beloved comedy club.
  23. rich people
    Libbie Mugrabi Has Mansion ProblemsThe socialite is facing eviction on the Upper East Side. Her Water Mill compound is an even bigger mess.
  24. elon musk
    What Is Going on With Twitter’s Horrible Headquarters?The company’s San Francisco landlord is struggling to refinance. And workers are being invited to sleep in conference rooms.
  25. crypto
    Now You Can Live in a Crypto OfficeA crypto-mining firm’s former Hudson Yards space is marketed as the $19.5 million home of your dreams.
  26. from the archives
    From the Archives: When Soho Was Imperiled“Artists came to Soho because it was ignored and cheap. Now it is no longer ignored, and soon it will not be cheap.”
  27. operators
    The Messy Real-Estate Fallout From FTX’s ImplosionA running list.
  28. street fights
    ‘We Were Called Gentrifiers, and We Were Called NIMBYs’Councilmember Julie Won on how the largest private affordable-housing development in Queens history was won.
  29. developing
    Margaritaville Was Supposed to Have a SynagogueAnd now the developer of the Times Square resort is being sued by the 91-year-old congregation.
  30. celebrity real estate
    You Can Finally Buy Derek Jeter’s CastleAn $8 million price cut means your time has come.
  31. return to office
    The Office Is Half-DeadOr half-alive, depending on how you want to interpret the latest data.
  32. landlords and tenants
    ‘If You Can’t Exclude Someone, Do You Even Own It?’New York City’s landlords say they’re fighting for life, liberty, and the pursuit of eviction.
  33. the real estate
    Ivana Trump’s Townhouse Is Officially for SaleAnd it’s overpriced.
  34. a truly terrific new york listing
    An Upper East Side Penthouse That Feels Like a Baroque French ManorAlmost every inch of this three-bedroom apartment, with its hand-painted murals, painted columns, and coffered ceilings, has been embellished.
  35. upstate
    Tenants in Kingston Just Gave Themselves a Rent ReductionAnd landlords are suing.
  36. from the archives
    From the Archives: We Renovated Our Own Brownstone — It Was a Million Laughs“When someone asks was it worth it, I say yes, because while my arm didn’t heal properly, the ceiling job is beautiful.”
  37. the real estate
    Why These $20 Million Uptown Co-ops Aren’t Selling“In the past, big money needed co-ops to be accepted and established, But no one needs 740 Park anymore.”
  38. operators
    The Mennonite Airbnb Hustler of Upper ManhattanKonrad Bicher, calling himself “the Wolf of Airbnb,” ran a sublet scheme that made him rich — for a while.
  39. space
    We’re Getting Closer to a Martian Housing MarketNine subterranean caves have been identified as potentially suitable habitats, if you’re into that kind of thing.
  40. second acts
    What Could Go Wrong With Crypto IslandJust three NFTs can buy you a villa and great offshore-banking access on the site of the Fyre Festival.
  41. from the archives
    From the Archives: When Williamsburg Became the New BohemiaA portrait of an artists’ colony in Brooklyn, circa 1992.
  42. eviction
    1 Oak Was EvictedAnd it apparently came as a surprise.
  43. the hamptons
    Sag Harbor Worried About Becoming Port JeffersonAnd a group of residents is suing over an affordable-housing development.
  44. the real estate
    ‘The Only Reason We Got It Was That I Lied’In a brutal market, renters are fabricating everything from credit scores to income to employers.
  45. upstate
    The Glamping Wars of WoodstockLocal officials are trying to keep the peace as residents go all out against a proposed 77-acre “outdoor resort.”
  46. from the archives
    From the Archives: When Gentrification Hit the Lower East SideThere goes the neighborhood.
  47. street fights
    13 Years, 3 Mayors, Countless Community Board Meetings, and Just One BuildingThe tortured saga of turning a Hell’s Kitchen parking lot into 112 affordable apartment units.
  48. curbed glossary
    The Helicopter Landlord Lives DownstairsAnd wonders if the guy who was over last night is your new boyfriend or just a friend.
  49. hotels
    The Billionaire Behind New York’s Most Luxe HotelVladislav Doronin’s ambitious, contentious journey from Leningrad to Aman New York.
  50. housing
    ‘I Don’t Think Anyone Should Buy Land in Any Metaverse Right Now’Chatting with Jessica Stocker, Winter House’s skeptical virtual real-estate agent.
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