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

Cost-of-Living Smackdown: New York City vs. Philadelphia

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Are you a New Yorker who has found yourself chatting with someone from a smaller city, only to discover that their rent is about what you spent on Seamless last month? Okay, an exaggeration (we hope) but it's safe to say that the contrast between living expenses in New York and those in smaller "secondary" cities can be significant. Recently, Mercer's Cost of Living survey determined that New York continues to be the most costly US city to live in.

New York City: Where Moving a Half-Mile Can Save You $1,000 on Rent

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Living close to certain major subway stations almost always means paying more in rent—that's a fact that will surprise approximately zero New Yorkers. That kind of convenience doesn't come cheap, and everyone knows it. But if you're looking to save money on rent, a recent study from RentHop can help you use that information to your advantage better. Loading Email Sign-Up Form. If the form doesn't load, you can try our mailing list page instead. READ MORE ». Renting

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.

Get The Look: Perch Restaurant

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We have many cement tile patterns and we’re always creating new ones. For example, we recently came across this shot of Perch, a restaurant in New York City in The New York Times: Gorgeous, yes? Get the Look New York City New York Times NYC Perch

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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.

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.

83 Percent of Renters Want Out of New York City

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It's not surprising to learn that there are a lot of people who want to leave their expensive cities for a lower cost of living. percent of renters in New York City want to settle elsewhere, according to a Apartment List's annual survey. (Image credit: Natalie Jeffcott ).

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Commuter Solutions: The Best New Jersey Neighborhoods Close to New York City

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Working and living in New York City is the dream for many people, but it's also not very affordable—with high rent prices and even higher homebuying costs, it's not exactly easy to live in the Big Apple. That's one of the reasons many people turn to commuting from just outside the city—to save money, but also, for some, to live in a quieter town with a little less hustle and bustle.

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.

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.

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

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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 Creative New York City Couple Carves Out Space for Hosting — House Call

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Location: Washington Heights — New York, New York. Name: Jory & Alex. The basics: 3 years, owned — 650 square feet. Jory and Alex are a young creative couple who blended their tastes to create a welcoming and polished home on a budget. They've learned how to maximize their space for entertaining, hosting a basically unheard of amount of folks for "Friendsgiving", without sacrificing coziness for when its just the two of them. READ MORE ». Reader Submissions.

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

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

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 ).

An Eclectic 1910 Portland Home Decorated From Scratch — House Tour

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Lisa and Paul met and fell in love in New York City, and when they made the decision to relocate to Portland three years ago, their biggest challenge was starting from scratch. The couple brought hardly more than their bed and a sofa from their previous home to their new Portland digs. "We We wanted our new home to feel layered from multiple sources," Lisa says. "It Name: Lisa Zigarmi and Paul Del Vecchio , and French Bulldogs Luna and Boom.

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.

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.

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

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.