Posts Tagged ‘Living In’

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 […]


10 Pre-War Apartment House Gems of Washington Heights NYC | Untapped Cities

10 Pre-War Apartment House Gems of Washington Heights NYC | Untapped Cities

by jeff reuben Although often overlooked, Washington Heights, in upper Manhattan, contains one of New York City’s great concentrations of pre-war apartment house buildings, including many that retain much of their original architectural grandeur. The pre-war apartment house, one of the mainstays of New York City architecture, is strongly associated with certain Manhattan neighborhoods, including […]


A Harlem Townhouse, a Sentimental Journey | NY Times

A Harlem Townhouse, a Sentimental Journey | NY Times

By JOANNE KAUFMAN It may not seem so to outsiders, but New York City is really a collection of small towns with residents and businesses connected in the most surprising ways. Just ask David Daniels. Late last summer, Mr. Daniels, an associate broker with the Corcoran Group in the West Side office, got a call […]


First Look: NY Times X Block by Block – Inwood

First Look: NY Times X Block by Block – Inwood

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Inwood is in Manhattan but not of it. Inwood is both beautifully bucolic and decidedly urban, simultaneously. It is a small town that somehow exists in the fringes and shadows of New York City. Inwood has always been a mystery that has entranced all those that have chosen to call it […]


Sugar Hill, Rich in Culture, and Affordable | NY Times

Sugar Hill, Rich in Culture, and Affordable | NY Times

By ALISON GREGOR The section of Upper Manhattan known as Sugar Hill, poised on a bluff overlooking the Harlem Plain and distinguished by graceful rowhouses and elegant apartment buildings, achieved renown in the 1930s and 1940s, when it was home to prominent African-American professionals, political leaders, artists, musicians and writers. The song “Take the ‘A’ […]


A Harlem Brownstone Is Renovated to Make Room for Tea |NY Times

A Harlem Brownstone Is Renovated to Make Room for Tea |NY Times

By ELAINE LOUIE It all started with a cup of chai. Or the desire for one, at least. Three years ago this month, Anita Trehan was walking along Water Street, in the financial district, when she had a craving for “a nice cup of chai,” she said. But Ms. Trehan is from India, and she […]


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 […]

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