NYC Lawmakers Vow To Ban ‘Poor Doors’ In Luxury Buildings

n-POOR-DOOR-large570New York City officials are¬†vowing to reverse a law¬†allowing luxury developers to install two separate entrances in new residential towers — one for residents paying at market rate and another for low-income residents who qualify for affordable housing.

Such buildings include affordable housing units so that developers can receive tax credits. Continue reading “NYC Lawmakers Vow To Ban ‘Poor Doors’ In Luxury Buildings”

NYC Water Tank Converted Into Apartment Atop Condo

New York’s iconic water tanks lend themselves to great public artwork, so it makes sense that, with the right renovations, they could make for great apartments.

Owners of a condo in Greenwich Village have converted one rusty water tank into a rooftop “cottage,” complete with 24-foot high ceilings, heat, air conditioning, cable, and tall windows, allowing generous views of the Manhattan skyline. Continue reading “NYC Water Tank Converted Into Apartment Atop Condo”