Caroline Spivack is a native New Yorker born and raised in Brooklyn. As a reporter at Curbed NY, she covers the city’s built environment through a lens of urbanism and local news. Her stories make complicated land use and civic issues digestible and get to the core of why a story should matter to New Yorkers. Caroline’s beats include housing, development, and transportation. She began her career covering local news across the city for the New York Post, DNAinfo, the Brooklyn Paper, and Patch. After attending Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts, she earned her master’s degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. She currently lives in Brooklyn with her rescue dog Scout. Send Caroline tips at firstname.lastname@example.org and follow her on twitter @CarolineSpivack for the latest news.
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