6sqft’s Most Read Stories of 2015!

Posted On Mon, December 21, 2015 By

Posted On Mon, December 21, 2015 By In Features

It’s that time of year when we take a look back at all the news-making topics that caught the eyes of 6sqft’s readers. Jump ahead for our top stories of 2015 in everything from new developments to architecture to product design, people, celeb real estate and NYC history. You can also peruse 2014’s most popular posts here to see how they compare!

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432 Park Avenue, DBOX, Macklowe Properties, Vinoly, Deborah Berke (50)

NEW DEVELOPMENTS

1. Affordable Housing Lottery Launched for Bjarke Ingels’ Epic Pyramid, VIA 57 West
2. REVEALED: Asking Prices, Floorplans for 520 Park Avenue, the Next Billionaire’s Row Blockbuster
3. 220 Central Park South Penthouse Could Set a New Record with $175 Million Price Tag
4. City’s First Micro-Apartment Project ‘MY Micro NY’ Ready for Stacking
5. 432 Park in Numbers: New Renderings and Superlatives Will Blow You Away

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Mark Foster Gage Architects, Central Park Tower

ARCHITECTURE

1. Could This Otherworldly 102-Story Tower Covered in Ornaments Be Coming to 57th Street?
2. It’s Official! JetBlue Will Turn the Iconic TWA Flight Terminal at JFK Into a Hotel
3. New Renderings for 212 Fifth Avenue Show a Whimsical Top-Floor Restaurant and Enormous Clock
4. Lucky Family Lives in a Cabin with a Meadow…on the Roof of Their West Village Building
5. VIDEO: Take a Sweeping Drone Tour of Bjarke Ingels’ West Side Pyramid

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maps, new york population density, joe lertola, manhattan population density, manhattan population, new york population day versus night

MAPS

1. NeighborhoodX’s 3D Map Reveals the Blocks Where Real Estate Prices Are Soaring
2. Subway Rent Map Shows Manhattan Rental Prices Along Each Train Line
3. Explore Manhattan When It Was Just Forests and Creeks With the 1609 Welikia Map
4. The Subway That Could Have Been: Mapping Never-Built Train Lines and Abandoned Stations
5. Day vs. Night: What NYC’s Population Looks Like 

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Stephen Mallon, NYC subway cars, Next Stop Atlantic

TRANSPORTATION

1. Photo Series Captures Three Years of NYC Subway Cars Being Dumped in the Atlantic Ocean
2. See NYC’s Subway Lines Superimposed Over an Aerial Photo of the City
3. PHOTOS: Go Inside the NYC Subway Cars Dumped in the Atlantic Over a Decade Ago
4. Mayor de Blasio’s City-Wide Ferry System Revealed
5. NYC’s First Subway Line Moved Passengers Just One Block–Can You Guess Which?

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MIKE-D-BROOKLYN-TOWNHOUSE

CELEBRITIES

1. Woody Johnson’s Co-op Sale Still Sets Record, but Comes In Lower Than Expected at $77.5M
2. New Video Takes Us Inside Anderson Cooper’s Converted Village Firehouse
3. Interior Pictures Revealed for Demi Moore’s $75M San Remo Penthouse
4. Beastie Boy Mike D’s Brilliant Brooklyn Townhouse Can Be Yours for $5.7M
5. Iconic Halston House Where Andy Warhol Partied Hits the Market for $40M

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britt liggett, mike cadoux, founder of peak organic, ceo of peak organic, Show the Good, ShowtheGood.com, prospect heights apartment, romantic apartment design, brooklyn interior design, park slope interior design

INTERIORS 

1. My 425sqft: Tour a Bubbly Packaging Designer’s Boerum Hill Studio Filled with Eclectic Finds
2. My 900sqft: Tour the Romantic Prospect Heights Home of Two Brooklyn Entrepreneurs
3. My 500sqft: Artist Hector Castaneda Invites Us into His Spanish Harlem One-Bedroom ‘Museum’
4. Tiny 500-Square-Foot Apartment Is as Fashionable as Its Chelsea Address
5. The 10 Best Plants for Apartment Dwellers

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Gregory Kloehn dumpster-apartment brooklyn new york

LISTINGS

1. Rent a Literal Dumpster Apartment in Williamsburg for $1,200 a Month–or $200 a Night
2. Charming ‘Back House’ Apartment Is a Tiny Treasure in the West Village
3. You Can Call One of Manhattan’s Last Skybridges Home
4. Newly Listed $3.6M Residence at the Dakota Appears Untouched by Time
5. There’s a Balcony in Every Bedroom of This $7.5M TriBeCa Loft

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new yorks- first penthouse

NYC HISTORY 

1. New York’s First-Ever Penthouse: A 54-Room Upper East Side Mansion Built for a Cereal Heiress
2. The History of the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, a NYC Holiday Tradition
3. The History of Brooklyn Blackout Cake: German Bakeries and WWII Drills
4. Mapping the Never-Built Highways of NYC from Robert Moses and Others
5. Horn and Hardart Automats: Redefining Lunchtime, Dining on a Dime

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Central Park future skyline, billionaires' row

REAL ESTATE TRENDS

1. Rent Stabilization Demystified: Know the Rules, Your Rights, and if You’re Getting Cheated
2. Going Green and Curbing Gentrification: How the Bronx Is Doing It Differently
3. East Harlem: From Manhattan’s First Little Italy to El Barrio to a Neighborhood on the Cusp of Gentrification
4. Everything You Need to Know About Affordable Housing: Applying, Getting In, and Staying Put
5. Pikettyscrapers: What You Call Those Expensive Supertall Buildings Nobody Lives In

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the dogist

PEOPLE

1. Meet the Human Behind The Dogist, Elias Weiss Friedman
2. Jessica Siskin of Misterkrisp Builds Food Art from Rice Krispies Treats
3. Doug Steinberg Keeps the Doors Open at 110-Year-Old New York Central Art Supply
4. Maya Jankelowitz of Jack’s Wife Freda on Creating Restaurants That Feel Like Home
5. noroof Architects on Tackling Tiny Apartment Design in NYC

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Tavern Island, private islands, Billy Rose, Long Island Sound

OUT OF TOWN

1. Own a Mansion with Celebrity History on a Private Island Overlooking NYC for $11M
2. J.P. Morgan’s 120-Year-Old ‘Great Camp Uncas’ in the Adirondacks Can Be Yours for $3.25M
3. Beautiful 17th Century Barn Shipped Over from England Asks $3.3 Million
4. Own Andy Warhol’s Former Montauk Compound and Equestrian Farm for $85 Million
5. Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Born to Run’ Beachside Home Is Selling for $299,000

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Innovation Imperative, Tetra Shed, LED lighting, electric underfloor heating, customizable design, home office,

PRODUCTS / FURNITURE

1. Tetra-Shed: A Portable Wooden Home Office with a Rubber Skin
2. This Architectural Coloring Book Is Made for Adults
3. Orwell Hybrid Bed-Sofa-Cabin Recaptures the Intimacy of Home
4. The Best Places to Buy Cheap Vintage and Antique Furniture in NYC
5. Cubitat: Sleek Plug-and-Play Unit Shelters a Kitchen, Bathroom, Bedroom and Living Room

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