Shutterstock.com The list of buildings includes two in Manhattan, three in Brooklyn, and five in the Bronx On the heels of the elevator malfunction that killed a man in Kips Bay this week, home search platform Localize.city has published a list of New York’s ten residential buildings with the highest number of elevator 311 complaints over the last year.
Hudson Yards has reportedly attracted the attention of major tech firms looking to expand their New York footprint. | Max Touhey Companies like Facebook, Amazon, and Apple could continue to drive the trend Tech firms are expanding their grasp on Manhattan’s commercial real estate market, with this year’s leasing activity already outpacing its 2018 numbers.
The water taxi arrives at a dock in downtown Long Beach’s Rainbow Harbor. The ferry is on of LA’s hidden gems.
Jorge Royan /Wikimedia Commons Under the new rule, the city will require working homeless individuals in shelters to save about 30 percent of their income This week, the state changed a rule that will affect how homeless New Yorkers are able to transition into permanent housing. Following state law, the city will now require individuals sleeping in homeless shelters to save about 30 percent of their income for future permanent housing, the New York Daily News first reported. The funds will be placed in a savings account maintained by the city and can be accessed, with interest, once individuals find permanent housing or are transitioning out of a shelter.
Courtesy of Houlihan Lawrence Gov. Cuomo and the former Food Network star have lived in this home for more than a decade Here at Curbed NY, we typically only cover real estate within New York City’s five boroughs—but when the property in question was once the home of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, we’ll make an exception
The living room of Meryl Streep’s penthouse has floor-to-ceiling windows. | Photos by Travis Mark for Sotheby’s International Realty The Academy Award-winning actress first listed the sprawling penthouse in 2018 The well-documented softening of New York’s luxury market has led many sellers of high-priced properties to slash asking prices—and even beloved, Academy Award-winning actors aren’t immune
Max Touhey The Steven Holl-designed building, a concrete box with Manhattan views, will open September 24 It’s official: More than a decade after it was first announced, the Queens Public Library’s Hunters Point branch is finally opening. QPL announced on Twitter that the new building, a quirky concrete box designed by Steven Holl Architects , will make its official public debut on September 24.
The San Fernando Valley is consistently one of the warmest places in the Los Angeles region. | Shutterstock The city is experimenting with “cool” pavement, but what the region really needs is more shade On a July afternoon, a garden cart loaded with dozens of sensors cruised around some of the Valley’s hottest streets
The French restaurant sits right on Sunset Boulevard. | Kent Kanouse (CC BY-NC 2.0) The Sunset Boulevard property sold in July for $12 million French restaurant and local hangout Taix has been in operation for over five decades in Echo Park , but its redevelopment is on the horizon
Photo by Louise Wateridge/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Image The new efforts are part of a joint operation between the Department of Homeless Services and the NYPD Back in January, a federally-mandated HOPE survey (which has been long criticized for its limitations ) found that there were 2,178 individuals sleeping in NYC’s subway on one winter night—a 23 percent increase from what the survey found in 2018. Today, the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) announced an expansion to the city’s HOME-STAT outreach efforts to assist them. The new efforts, part of a joint operation between DHS and the NYPD, will include a command center (known as the Crisis Coordination Center) focused on helping homeless individuals relocate from the subway and accept city services.