6SQFT’S TOP STORIES OF 2017!

Posted On Thu, December 28, 2017 By

Posted On Thu, December 28, 2017 By In Features, Most Read Stories

As we wrap up 2017, 6sqft is taking a look back at the top stories of the past 12 months in topics like apartment tours, celebrity real estate, new developments, transportation proposals, and history. From a look inside a 150-square-foot tiny apartment to new renderings of the Moynihan Station train hall to a look back at the gritty Meatpacking District of the ’80s and ’90s, these are the stories that readers couldn’t get enough of.

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Mysqft

  1. My 1400sqft: Inside creative couple Molly Young and Teddy Blanks’ perfectly outfitted Williamsburg loft
  2. My 600sqft: Journalist Alexandra King turns a schlumpy Park Slope rental into a stunning boho-chic pad
  3. My 1150sqft: Tour Hungarian tattoo artist Balazs Bercsenyi’s peaceful Williamsburg apartment
  4. My 150sqft: Architect-turned-actor Anthony Triolo shows us his custom-designed tiny apartment
  5. My 1100sqft: Designers Laura Yeh and Zach Jenkins turn a blank Bushwick loft into a pastel dreamscape

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Celebrities

  1. ‘The Daily Show’ host Trevor Noah buys a $10M Stella Tower penthouse
  2. Beyoncé and Jay-Z buy $26M East Hampton ‘Pond House’
  3. After a bidding war, Diane Kruger unloads super-stylish East Village pad for $1.1M
  4. ‘Girls’ and ‘Star Wars’ actor Adam Driver checks out a $4.79M fixer-upper in Brooklyn Heights
  5. Emma Stone’s former Chelsea townhouse gets a price chop and new looks inside

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Cool Listings

  1. 1920s Hudson Heights cliffside ‘Pumpkin House’ chops price to $4.25M
  2. 100-year-old New Jersey ‘castle’ with 58 rooms hits the market for $48M
  3. Buy this entire 62-acre ghost town in Connecticut for just $1.9M
  4. Manhattan’s last intact Gilded Age mansion can be yours for $50M
  5. Own Frank Lloyd Wright’s horseshoe-shaped ‘Tirranna’ home in New Canaan, CT for $8M

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New Developments

  1. New rendering for the Sheepshead Bay condo that’s the tallest residential building in South Brooklyn
  2. World’s skinniest skyscraper at 111 West 57th Street stalled at 20 stories by soaring costs
  3. PHOTOS: First steel column installed at 1401-foot One Vanderbilt, NYC’s second-tallest skyscraper
  4. First look at Central Park Tower’s palatial amenity spaces and apartment layouts
  5. Exciting new details emerge for the TWA Terminal hotel

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Transportation

  1. Cuomo announces 750-mile Empire State Trail, a continuous trail connecting NYC to Canada
  2. Cuomo releases new renderings of Moynihan Station as major construction gets underway
  3. FIRST LOOK: See inside Penn Station’s brand new West End Concourse
  4. REVEALED: $10 billion overhaul announced for JFK Airport – see new renderings
  5. To ease Penn Station woes, a new plan calls for a transit hub in Sunnyside, Queens

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History

  1. Why is New York City called the Big Apple?
  2. The history of why New York’s Houston Street is pronounced ‘How-stun’
  3. The Urban Lens: Travel back to the gritty Meatpacking District of the ’80s and ’90s
  4. The boarding house’s long history of hosting single New Yorkers
  5. The Urban Lens: From Bob Dylan to Jack Kerouac, see rare photos of the Village’s Beat Generation

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Photo courtesy of Ted McGrath on Flickr

NYC Guides

  1. Raising chickens in NYC: Laws, tips, and everything else you need to know
  2. 20 underground and secret NYC attractions you need to check out
  3. The 10 best neighborhoods for New York City artists
  4. Everything you need to know about using a guarantor in NYC
  5. NYC water towers: History, use, and infrastructure

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