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Michael Arad Designs a Rooftop Farm; NYC's Priciest 'Hood

EAST VILLAGE?After completing the National 9/11 Memorial, architect Michael Arad took on another NYC project: a rooftop farm atop the Robert Simon Public School Complex, home to the Earth School, PS 64, and Tompkins Square Middle School. The 2,400-square-foot garden is six years in the making. It will be used for classes and experiments, and the produce harvested will be served in the school's cafeterias. [CurbedWire Inbox; official]

MANHATTAN?Property Shark analyzed the third quarter sales to see which New York neighborhoods were the most expensive. Soho took the top prize, with a median sale price of $2.4 million, Tribeca came in second at $1,947,800, and Flatiron took the bronze at $1.175M. Brooklyn was just cut from the top 10 list, with Dumbo coming in at the 11th most expensive with a median price of $875K. Better luck next time! [CurbedWire Inbox]