Posts Tagged ‘C.J. Hughes’

Fort George, Manhattan: Nosebleed Heights and Down-to-Earth Prices | NY Times

Fort George, Manhattan: Nosebleed Heights and Down-to-Earth Prices | NY Times

By C.J. HUGHES Despite occupying some of the highest terrain around, Fort George, near the northern point of Manhattan, can seem to be hiding in plain sight. “The tip of the island was just a complete mystery to me,” said Amy Drury, 38, who lived in a string of apartments in southerly neighborhoods, like the […]


Mayor de Blasio, at Rare Public Forum, Presents Himself as a Protector of Tenants | NY Times

Mayor de Blasio, at Rare Public Forum, Presents Himself as a Protector of Tenants | NY Times

By C. J. HUGHES As some rent-stabilized tenants enjoy the first month of a lease without a rent increase in decades, Mayor Bill de Blasio, who pushed for their rent freeze, took a bit of a victory lap on Wednesday night. In a Washington Heights gym in front of a largely supportive crowd, the mayor […]


Affordable Manhattan in Hudson Heights | NY Times

Affordable Manhattan in Hudson Heights | NY Times

By C. J. HUGHES For years, those who moved to the Hudson Heights section of Washington Heights savored the fact that apartments could be bought at discounts as steep as the neighborhood’s hills, compared with much of the rest of Manhattan. And to find that affordable home, one didn’t have to give up good subway […]


Inwood: Always on the Brink of Coolness | NY Times

Inwood: Always on the Brink of Coolness | NY Times

By C. J. HUGHES Inwood, in the leafy northern stretch of Manhattan, has never really lacked for natural charms. Centuries ago, Native Americans plied its waterways; later, Gilded Age tycoons built their mansions on its hills for the best views; and today, residents say one of the benefits of living here is its many parks, […]

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