How New York City's First Elevator Revolutionized Real Estate

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Not far from the Apartment Therapy offices in New York City is the five-story E.V. Haughwout building.

Green Eyed Real Estate: A Look Inside 6 Envy-Inducing New York City Homes

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Real estate envy is a big thing in New York. And then to make matters worse, there are, scattered throughout the city, some truly amazing properties, the kind that most people can only dream of. New York. Pin it.

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Take a Tour of the Oldest Home in New York City — Curbed

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This little ivy-covered cottage, built in 1654, has the distinction of being the oldest private home in New York City — and maybe the oldest still-occupied private home in the entire country. New York. Pin it.

From "Prison" to Plenty of Pattern: A 275-Square-Foot New York City Artist's Pad On Acid (Green)

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When artist George Venson saw this tiny Chinatown apartment, he took it on the spot even though he says it "looked like a prison." He sure changed that by covering almost every surface with color and pattern. Want to see more? READ MORE ». Color. Small Spaces

NYC Hotel Feels Like Your Own Apartment on Park

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It’s not easy to stand out in the renowned NYC hotel market, but Maramara Park Avenue has caught travelers’ attention with rooms that feel like your own New York apartment on Park and a spa straight out of the Mediterranean.

Madelyn's Naturally Elegant New York City Abode — House Tour Greatest Hits

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Location: New York City. Her vision is clear and her home feels serene and has a beautiful dream-like quality that can give a dreary winter day in the city a bright and warm feeling. New YorkPin it. Name: Madelyn Baker. Size: 900 square feet.

Granada Tile’Company’s Cement Tiles Accent The Elegance of Elizabeth Arden’s Red Door Spa at Union Square

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In the News Elizabeth Arden New York City Red Door Spa Union SquareElizabeth Arden’s @RedDoorSpa is synonymous with pampered elegance and luxurious beauty.

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Most of my days in New York are spent racing to the next meeting, being sequestered in windowless offices or squished with the masses of underground transportation users. Rarely do I take the time to look up or down to experience the incredible magic of the city.

Tile of Spain companies to exhibit at ICFF

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A handful of Tile of Spain companies will be exhibiting at this weekend’s ICFF Show in New York. ICFF is held May 16-19, 2015 at the Javits Center in New York City.

#TileTuesday ARDEX Tiling Products Featured in World’s Largest H&M Store

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If you’re in New York City and happen upon the newly opened world’s largest H&M store, be sure to check out the tile installation! Photo: H&M.

200 Years of Swedish Wooden Toys on Display in New York City — Design News

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17, 2016), at the Bard Graduate Center on New York's Upper West Side. Pin it. Sweden has a rich history of wooden children's toys marked by simple, good design. This topic is explored in an exhibit, Swedish Wooden Toys (running through Jan.

So, What's a Pre-War Apartment? — New York Style

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If you've ever searched for an apartment in New York City, you've probably heard the term "pre-war" before, but are you familiar with what it means? New York. Pre-war apartments refer to buildings that were constructed before 1939 (AKA those that were built before World War II began). READ MORE ». Renting. Buying

How One Woman Eats With a $90 Weekly Budget in New York City — Kitchn

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From Kitchn → How One Woman Eats for $90 a Week in New York City. READ MORE

New York City Is Starting One Extremely Large Book Club

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The New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment has teamed up with Buzzfeed to launch "One Book, One New York," an initiative to get everyone in the Big Apple—that's 8.4 New York. million residents—to read the same book at the same time. READ MORE ». Books & Media.

The New York Kitchen: Beautiful, Functional & Stylish

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New York City has always been at the forefront of style, so it's typical that the kitchens in the city are beautiful, sophisticated and unconventional. Here are some of our favorite kitchens from our New York City tours—the ones that make great design look effortless and unique solutions seem feasible. New York

A Small, Sophisticated Studio Apartment in the West Village — House Call

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Location: West Village, New York City. Pin it. Name: Annie Lee. Everyone knows that studio apartment living can be tough. But wedding planner Annie Lee worked magic in her small space, creating distinct areas for different living needs.

MUJI Plans New York Flagship, Palo Alto Store — Design News

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Japanese brand MUJI is opening two US stores in 2015, the first in Palo Alto’s Stanford Shopping Center in July, the second on New York City’s Fifth Avenue in the fall.

Small Space Survival: 5 Smart Techniques to Steal from a 300 Square Foot Home

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Five smart ideas are in this New York City home — and they all fit in just 300 square feet. Sam's Small, Light-Filled West Village Apartment. Pin it. Those surviving successfully in a small space have lessons they can share with the rest of us.

$950K Will Buy You a Rotating Dome House — Design News

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In a forest 90 minutes outside of New York City, there's a 2,300 square foot dome— and it rotates 360 degrees at the touch of a button. New York. Pin it.

Construction Underway on New York City AIDS Memorial Park in West Village 

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Construction of the New York City AIDS Memorial is now underway at the recently named New York City AIDS Memorial Park at St. Vincent's Triangle, located at the intersection of West 12th Street

This House in Finland is Totally Covered in Pink Crochet — Design News

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The New York City-based artist has been pushing the limits of fiber arts for years, and her latest project might be the biggest yet: an entire house in Finland has been wrapped in neon pink crochet. (Image credit: Olek ). There's yarn bombing, and then there's Olek.

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How To Make a One-Bedroom Apartment Work for a Family of 4 — Sweeten

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Raising a family in New York City is not easy. When they started their family, and started looking for real estate in New York, Casey and Kumar first thought they would have to leave the city. New York(Image credit: Sweeten ).

A Showstopper Apartment in the Silk Building — Professional Project

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Location: New York City. New York Project by: Spruce Interior Design. We just completed the design of an apartment in the iconic Silk Building in Noho (the Tower Records building). It is a 4-story home with a large terrace right in the heart of Noho. READ MORE ».

A Hidden Gem: This New New York City Florist Combines French and American Design — Maxwell's Fantastic Find

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While she is New York-based now, her inspiration is worldly and her work is stunning. We have a special treat for today's Fantastic Find — our very first guest star! I was so excited to welcome Phoebe Ma of floral company Gem Fleuriste into the office to share her incredible bouquets with us. I got to see her bouquets come together in person and learn all about her best flower arranging tips. Watch the video below to check it out for yourself! READ MORE ». Daily Find.

The 6 Best Water Filter Solutions I've Tested

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Living in New York City, I've never had a problem with the water, but when I started to drink cold filtered water I loved the difference. Current and past water filter history: Soma, AquaOvo (current) & Japanese Pitcher. Pin it.

Turner/STV JV Team Completes Construction of $745 Million New York City Police Academy

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The ribbon has officially been cut on the $745 million New York City Police Academy, a state-of-the-art 720,000-square-foot training complex in College Point, NY, that was successfully built thanks to

These 3 U.S. Cities Are Now the Most Expensive Rental Markets in the World

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Everybody knows the rent is stupid high in San Francisco, New York City, and Boston — it's one of those sad running jokes, an absurdity that's nonetheless become an accepted fact of life at this point. But a new study by London real-estate startup Nested shows that America's most notoriously expensive rental markets are now the priciest in the whole world. New York.

What Does a Million Dollar Apartment in NYC Look Like?

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But, a million dollars doesn't go quite as far down amenities lane in New York City. New York(Image credit: Douglas Elliman ).

Skanska Books Additional Order for Rebuilding New York City’s Rockaway Beach Boardwalk

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Skanska has booked an additional order for its ongoing project with Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) to rebuild the Rockaway Beach Boardwalk in New York City, USA. Skanska will include this

A "Jonathan Adler Goes Dumpster Diving at the Golden Girls Estate Sale" Style Studio — House Tour

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Location: Williamsburg, Brooklyn— New York. Niki's 450 square foot Brooklyn apartment is a reflection of the years she's lived as an artist in New York City. New York. Name: Niki Azevedo and Bennett Harrell. Size: 452 square feet. Years lived in: Renting 6 years. From DIY wallpaper, to rescued portraits of Jesus on the cross, to a mounted deer head, Niki's personality shines throughout the space. READ MORE ». Tours. Video. Apartment. Video Tours

Yes, You Can Book a Yurt on Top of This NYC Hotel — Design News

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Craving some outdoor space to call your own for a night, but happen to live in New York City? New York(Image credit: Laurel & Wolf). Well, you can book a yurt on top of the W Hotel on Lexington Ave, because you really can get anything you want in Manhattan.

Skanska Inks Construction Contract for Educational Research Facility in New York City

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Skanska has signed a contract to build an educational research facility in New York City. The contract is worth USD 68 M, about SEK 570 M, and will be included in the order bookings for Skanska USA

Skanska Signs Contract for Expansion of New York City Ferry Service Program

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Skanska has signed a contract with New York City Economic Development Corporation to build ten new ferry landings and upgrade three ferry landings as part of New York City’s new Citywide Ferry

Echo Barrier Products Help Reduce Noise Caused by Construction of New York City's Second Avenue Subway

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Echo Barrier USA (Echo Barrier) is pleased to announce that the firm's sound-absorbing barriers have helped to reduce noise and disruption caused by construction of New York City's Second Avenue

Brooklyn Deli Draws Attention to Rent Hike With "Artisanal" Product Posters — Design News

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Rents in New York City are only getting higher, and it's forcing out much-loved institutions. New YorkPin it.

The Novogratz' Real Estate Lessons: 10 Smart House Hunting Tips

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Cortney and Robert Novogratz have famously successfully navigated the choppy waters of high-end residential real estate in New York City for years and now they are tackling Los Angeles. Pin it.

Tile of Spain and Interior Design Magazine host Materials of the Future

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On Tuesday, June 21st Tile of Spain and Interior Design Magazine hosted Materials of the Future at the Interior Design HQ and Material ConneXion Library in New York City.

Skanska Wins USD 70 M Contract to Repair Bridges in New York City

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Skanska has signed a contract with the New York City Department of Transportation to restore electrical and mechanical systems of 12 movable bridges damaged during Hurricane Sandy in 2012.

Chinese Traditions Get a Cosmopolitan Look in Kiev

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YOD Studio of Commercial Design combined ancient Chinese traditions with the idea of cosmopolitanism, using influences from Singapore, Honk Kong, and New York City.