realestate


When a Mega-Mansion Runs Over Budget

When a Mega-Mansion Runs Over Budget

The 35,500-square-foot home of Ziad Ghandour was supposed to cost $13 million and take two years to complete. Instead, the bill came to $20 million and the project took five years.

Six Short Blocks With a Lot to Say

Six Short Blocks With a Lot to Say

Donna Florio is at work on a chatty, anecdotal history of Bank Street, her home address for nearly her entire life. Among those who have shared its sidewalks with her are John and Yoko, Bella Abzug, the real-life Auntie Mame and Sid Vicious.

A First Apartment, With (Almost) Zero Waste

A First Apartment, With (Almost) Zero Waste

Amanda Lindner moved into her first apartment without roommates, with a zero-waste mind-set: She tried to do it without buying anything new.

House Hunting in … Mexico

House Hunting in … Mexico

Adrian Wilson for The New York Times

Rebooting the Bathroom

Rebooting the Bathroom

Patterned tile isn’t the only way to add drama to a bathroom: By combining muted-color tiles in two shapes — hexagonal and rectangular ($35 and $28 a square foot, from Fireclay Tile) — Megan Gilger of the blog Fresh Exchange created a Zen-like space with visual interest.

What’s Coming in New York Real Estate in 2019

What’s Coming in New York Real Estate in 2019

A furnished apartment at 15 Hudson Yards, the first residential tower to open in the massive Far West Side development in 2019.

House Hunting in … Austria

House Hunting in … Austria

Franz Neumayr for The New York Times

New Parks Sprout Around New York

New Parks Sprout Around New York

Tony Cenicola/The New York Times

A Shoulder for Buildings to Lean On

A Shoulder for Buildings to Lean On

Aine M. Brazil at the south tower of Hudson Yards, which will one day be a 900-foot-tall concrete-frame commercial office building. “I’m finding it fun to be involved in,” she says, “because it’s not just about creating the land beneath a development or the structure of a tower, it’s about creating an entire neighborhood.”

House Hunting in … Israel

House Hunting in … Israel

Tzachi Ostrovsky for The New York Times

Feeding the Financial District

Feeding the Financial District

Peter Poulakakos owns no fewer than 10 restaurants south of Chambers Street, and he has several other projects in the works, including the Pier A Harbor House, which overlooks the Hudson River in Battery Park.

David Adjaye Designs a Tower for the Financial District

David Adjaye Designs a Tower for the Financial District

David Adjaye, the architect best known for designing the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, wanted his tower at 130 William Street to reflect the area’s history.

House Hunting in … Canada

House Hunting in … Canada

Ema Peter for The New York Times


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