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a few of my favorite things

a few of my favorite things
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Its official. Summer is in full swing. Sunburns are the new foundation. “Its 80 degreees,” and sunny in New York City. Summer means summer dressing. Im a fan of effortless and easy. I know we see fashion magazines with hair and makeup and exotic locals, but the reality is we are wearing these trends in an urban concrete environment. So to combat the urban, I tend to lean on patterns and bold colors. Here are…

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The Tallest Residential Infinity Pool in the Western Hemisphere – Coming to Downtown Brooklyn Atop Luxe Condo

The Tallest Residential Infinity Pool in the Western Hemisphere – Coming to Downtown Brooklyn Atop Luxe Condo
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Who’s ready for #REALESTATETHURSDAY!? In the heart of Brooklyn is a new development by Extell Development Company, called Brooklyn Point. With it, a new standard of luxury living has made its way to Downtown Brooklyn. The 68-story mixed-use condominium tower includes a selection of studio to three bedroom luxury apartments and over 40,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor amenities. Brooklyn Point will be the first for-sale residential property at City Point – the largest…

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CONRAD de Kwiatkowski’s new digs in Norman Jaffe home

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deKwiatkowski’s: HERE to stay In the Spirit of the Hamptons House featured: Norman Jaffe (April 3, 1932 – August 19, 1993) was an American architect widely noted for his contemporary residential architecture,and his “strikingly sculptural beach houses” on Eastern Long Island, in southeastern New York.He is credited with pioneering the “design of rustic Modernist houses in the Hamptons,”and with being an innovator in using natural materials and passive solar forms of design, and urban design….

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A Very Special Real Estate Thursday – Behind the Scenes at 685 First Avenue

A Very Special Real Estate Thursday – Behind the Scenes at 685 First Avenue
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This was a special #Realestatethursday for me as I got to put on a hard hat, take a hoist for the first time, and see the bones of the new Richard Meier and Partners Architects building, @685firstavenue. This all black building is the first condo for Solow Building Company, and they will also be managing this incredible East River property. Let’s get to it. You all know from my television days, that I truly admire…

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Real Estate Thursdays

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240 CENTRE STREET. Built in 1905 by architects Hoppin and Koen, 240 Centre Street is an Edwardian Baroque style, Beaux Arts and Renaissance Revival building, once home to the New York City Police Headquarters from 1909-1973. In 1978, the building received Landmarks designation, and listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. This high-end landmarked residential building is situated in a sought-after intersection of Manhattan’s NoLita and SoHo neighborhoods on Centre Street between…

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