apartments: Neighborhood Report: Apartments on Central Park West - 09/15/11 09:24 AM

View from 25th Floor San Remo Tower Penhouse
Central Park West runs along Central Park from west 59th street to West 110th street. The 8th Avenue subway B & C trains run along Central Park West.
Upper West Side zoning does not permit buildings to be taller than approximately 20 stories between 72nd and 96th Streets except the Art Deco Twin Tower buildings from the 1930's on Central Park West. The set back towers can go up to 30 floors.
The buildings are mostly pre war buildings. The Upper West Side's Central Park West is home to some extraordinary buildings. Landmarks of Art Deco, … (11 comments)

apartments: Manhattan Living: Brownstones to Glass Mansions in the Sky - 05/04/11 05:46 AM
From Brownstone and Limestone to Brick, Concrete, Steel and Glass
Manhattan Residential Architecture from the 19th Century to the 21st Century
 
19th Century
New Yorkers lived in townhouses during the 19th Century. Single Family Townhouses and Mansions were made of Brownstone and Limestone. The Townhouse Market today is very desirable as single family homes and multi-family income producing rental buildings for investors.


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Townhouses Upper West Side                                              West 88th Street Townhouse asking $7.5M 
The luxury apartment house was actually invented in … (11 comments)

apartments: Speechless Sunday: Brownstones - 10/18/09 01:46 AM
 

 
New Yorkers lived in Townhouses during the 19th century.
19th Century Single Family Townhouses were made of Brownstone and Limestone.
The luxury apartment building was actually invented in New York in the late 19th century. In 1890 The Dakota was the first luxury apartment building in Manhattan. By 1930, 90% percent of Manhattanites lived in apartments.
 
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Mixed-use Townhouses with Commercial Space Townhouse Market Report View My Blog Testimonials Receive Manhattan Apartment and Townhouse listings by email How much is your Manhattan apartment or townhouse worth in today's … (13 comments)

apartments: Manhattan Residential Architecture: From Townhouses to Apartments - 05/06/07 02:25 AM
Manhattan Residential Architecture from the 19th Century to the 21st Century:
New Yorkers lived in townhouses during the 19th century.
 19th Century Single Family Townhouses were made of Brownstone and Limestone.
 
The luxury apartment house was actually invented in New York in the late 19th century. Upper-class New Yorkers lived in townhouses and single-family mansions during the 19th century. By 1930, 90% percent of Manhattanites lived in apartments. To lure potential tenants, developers borrowed the word "apartment" from the French to make the new buildings sound more fashionable. The word and the lifestyle stuck.
In 1890 The Dakota was the first luxury apartment building … (6 comments)

apartments: "No Brokers Fee" or just the old "Bait and Switch" - 10/31/06 12:46 AM

Recently I've had clients call that need a rental usually a short term rental during a renovation or as an interim until they buy something. Often they will say "I don't want to pay a Broker Fee. I'm a broker, broker's get a fee. I tell them to look on Craigslist.
In the past I have had exclusive rental listings when the rental market was not as tight as it is now. I would have the owners pay the broker fee so I legitimately could advertise "No Fee".
Scroll through rental advertisements on Craigslist, you will notice many "NO FEE" alerts with asterisks … (25 comments)

 
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