Is any publicity good publicity for real estate properties? Seems that way in Washington Heights, where the Castle Village co-ops, home to the retaining wall that crashed into the West Side Highway, are finally getting their day in the sun. Sure, the owners of the complex's 585 units may have to pay for a new wall, but it's not like the river views were obscured. "We have had calls from people who didn't realize this place existed," local RE agent Gus Perry told the Times. "The following day, we were up there showing apartments."
· Co-ops Have River Views, and Bills to Pay, in Collapse [NY Times]
· Debunking Your Foul Trickery [Curbed]