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Amazon to buy Lord & Taylor’s former NYC building for $1.5B

Plus, NYC declares state of emergency over coronavirus outbreak—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup.

NYC’s St. Patrick’s Day parade postponed over coronavirus fears

Plus, a plan for combating New York’s giant mountains of trash—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup

NYCHA ramps up air rights sales to developers

Plus, coronavirus precautions are in full swing as confirmed cases rise in NYC—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup.

Developers mull skyscrapers for LIC waterfront on former Amazon HQ2 site

Plus, NYC’s St. Patrick’s Day parade is still on amid the coronavirus outbreak—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup

City urges New Yorkers to change their commutes to slow the spread of COVID-19

Plus, a blind cat named Big Al was rescued from a Bronx subway tunnel—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup

Stuy Town tenants sue landlord to block rent hikes

Plus, developers are increasingly renting apartments for sale that linger on the market—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup.

Washington Heights is getting a major new residential project

Plus, a City Councilmember comes out against a contested East Village air rights transfer—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup.

NYC must provide certain homeless teens with shelter under court settlement

Plus, some brokers and landlords continue to defy the new rent laws—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup

NYC real estate braces for coronavirus disruptions

Plus, East New York could become Brooklyn’s first "cease-and-desist" zone—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup

Billionaire financier eyes $50M Upper East Side co-op

Plus, a likely rezoning of the Bronx’s Southern Boulevard is dead—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup.

Marc Jacobs sells stylish West Village townhouse

Plus, the American Museum of Natural History’s revamped Halls of Gems and Minerals will open soon—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup.

NYCHA tenants file class action lawsuit over ‘deplorable conditions’

Plus, NYC’s unsheltered homeless individuals could qualify for rental assistance under new bill—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup.

Isamu Noguchi’s artwork may be removed from Midtown lobby

Plus, an interim NYC Transit President has been appointed—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup.

Apple signs lease for office space at Midtown’s 11 Penn Plaza

Plus, HUD budget cuts threaten NYC public housing upgrades—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup.

More New Yorkers could qualify for free housing court lawyers

Plus, Amazon considers acquiring Fifth Avenue’s Lord & Taylor building—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup.

Cuomo casts doubt on NYC’s congestion pricing plan

Plus, the city looks to convert Manhattan and Bronx buildings into homeless housing—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup.

Luxury rental buildings will house homeless under new city rule

Plus, the median rent has jumped seven percent year over year in Queens—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup

The Lowline is dead, for now

Plus, the city plans to nix a Central Park ice skating rink run by the Trump Organization—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup.

NYC’s congestion pricing plan could be held up by feds

Plus, the 14th Street busway has made that thoroughfare safer—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup

What happens to a neighborhood’s rents when a luxury tower rises?

Plus, former WeWork CEO Adam Neumann lists his Gramercy Park penthouse—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup.

New York’s ridiculously high rents still a thing in 2020

Plus, a final ride on a 50-year-old subway car—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup

NYC’s aging water mains cost $400 million to fix every year

Plus, a major makeover for JFK Airport’s Terminal 4—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup

Lenox Hill Hospital may scrap plans for 41-story residential tower

Plus, what Amazon’s HQ2 ordeal did to home prices in Long Island City—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup.

NYC’s first soccer arena may finally rise near Yankee Stadium

Plus, NYC’s congestion pricing plans may be stalled—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup.

NYC’s real estate industry reels from broker’s fee ban

Plus, Hudson Yards will include a luxury tower dedicated to seniors—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup

To solve NYC’s housing crisis, city wants to legalize basement apartments and ADUs

Plus, Union Square is getting a Target—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup

Upper West Side tower is a big draw for local buyers

Plus, Madonna makes a real estate offer to royals—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup

NYC financed a ‘record-breaking’ number of new affordable apartments in 2019

Plus, Jeff Bezos’s jealousy of Elon Musk led to the HQ2 fiasco—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup

In 2019, NYC approved a ton of new residential units

Plus, Williamsburg’s East River State Park will be named after LGBTQ activist Marsha P. Johnson—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup.

NYC’s ‘opaque and arcane’ property tax system may get major overhaul

Plus, the first cyclist death of 2020—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup

More than 1,000 NYC building facades pose a threat to pedestrians

Plus, safety concerns may stymie plans to bring the NYC Ferry to the Staten Island Ferry Terminal—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup.

Thomas Heatherwick’s quirky High Line condo launches sales

Plus, Macklowe is moving forward with Park Slope’s embattled Key Food redevelopment—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup.

Long-awaited Alamo Drafthouse in the Financial District won’t open until summer

Plus, the city considers using drones to inspect buildings’s safety—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup.

Museum of Chinese in America may lose 85,000 items after five-alarm blaze

Plus, Michelle Williams and Tommy Kail bought a $10.8M Brooklyn townhouse—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup.

E-bike, e-scooter legislation gets a second chance in New York

Plus, "Bird God" vandal strikes the Grand Army Plaza arch again—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup

Halletts Point megaproject on hold again as developer feuds with city

Plus, a Lower Manhattan supertall is now on hold—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup

Meryl Streep’s Tribeca penthouse sells for $15.8M

Plus, beloved grocery store Fairway may close all of its NYC stores—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup

Subway service improved in 2019, but bus ridership lagged

Plus, "The Big Apple" turns 100—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup.

Hudson Yards backs off wall proposal after backlash

Plus, Michael Bloomberg ❤️ El Bloombito—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup