New Jersey

Brooklyn, Manhattan, New Jersey, Queens, Rentals

FREE RENT: This week’s roundup of NYC rental news

By Ondel Hylton, Today, June 23, 2018

Images (L to R): New York By Gehry, The Pointe, The Addition and Jackson Park

  • Renting in New York’s Tallest Apartment Building, New York by Gehry [link]
  • Live at The Maya from $1,795/Month; No Fee Rentals in Jamaica Estates [link]
  • The Pointe Debuts in Rego Park with 1 Month Free; New Rentals from $1,962/Month [link]
  • No Fee, Oversized Rentals at StuyTown Offer WiFi/Cable Free for 1 Year [link]
  • Long Island City Rental Building ‘The Addition’ Debuts with 1 Month Free [link]
  • Williamsburg Rental ‘House No. 94’ Now Leasing with 2 Months Free [link]
  • Amenities Galore at Jackson Park, Shimmering LIC Rentals from $2,372/Month [link]


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Brooklyn, CityRealty, Manhattan, New Jersey, Queens, Rentals

FREE RENT: This week’s roundup of NYC rental news

By Ondel Hylton, Sat, June 16, 2018

Images (L to R): EVGB, 19 Dutch, The Alexander and The Lawrence

  • Rent at 19 Dutch, FiDi’s New “Culturally-Inspired” Skyscraper with Early-Bird Bargains [link]
  • Extell’s East Village Rental, EVGB at 510 East 14th Street, Already 50% Leased – See Remaining Listings [link]
  • Beachfront Living at The Tides at Arverne by the Sea – Now Leasing from $1,775/Month [link]
  • Glassworks Bushwick: Get to Know Brooklyn’s New Rental at 336 Himrod Street [link]
  • Brooklyn Waterfront Living at its Finest; Williamsburg’s 420 Kent is Now Renting [link]
  • One of the World’s Most Iconic Skyscrapers: Leases at 70 Pine Street Offer 2 Months Free [link]
  • Prospect Lefferts Gardens Rental Debuts: Homes at The Lawrence Leasing from $1,938/Month [link]


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Featured Story

Features, Getting Away, New Jersey, NYC Guides

The 7 best hikes near New York City

By Rebecca Fishbein, Wed, June 13, 2018

In New York City, the “outdoors” can consist solely of backyard bar happy hours and occasional picnics in Central or Prospect Park. But when the urban landscape starts to feel oppressive, your legs start itching to scale a mountain, and Brooklyn Boulders just isn’t going to do it for you this time, there are a number of quick escapes just outside the city that offer easy to difficult nature hikes and treks. Some of these are easily accessible by Metro-North; some might require a car or bus ticket, and some happen to be in the city itself, provided you consider Staten Island within its borders. All of them feature great views, exercise, fresh air, and the occasional tree, how novel! Ahead, discover our favorites.

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New Developments, New Jersey, Rentals

485 Marin Boulevard, KRE, Hollwich Kushner, Hamilton Park, Jersey City, Rentals

Interior ‘canyon’ with stepped terraces via HWKN.

Following the much-documented Jersey City launches of the Journal Squared and Ellipse projects, a new rental building has opened at 485 Marin Boulevard in JC’s Hamilton Park neighborhood, known for its historic Victorian homes and streets lined with colorful cafes, shops and restaurants. The new residence comes from KRE Group– the developers behind the Journal Squared project–and is offering studios and one, two and three-bedroom apartments that start at $2,300 for a studio with the added incentive of a free month on a 13-month lease and two free months on a 26-month lease.

Get a closer look

Cool Listings, Historic Homes, New Jersey

BEATTYTOWN MILL

Less than 50 miles from NYC, a piece of history is for sale for $1,175,000 in Hackettstown, New Jersey (h/t CIRCA). The landmark Beattystown Stone Mill, built around 1750, was redesigned, reconstructed, and renovated by Yale architect/owner Charles Buckley, in the 1980s. Sitting above the Musconetcong River in Warren County on over 1,500 feet of river frontage, this incredibly unique home with four bedrooms has almost 6,000 square feet of open concept, loft-style living space with exposed hewn ceiling beams and structural and sculptural beams, stone walls, an entire wall of glass, and even the original millrace that still flows under the living room!

You have to see inside

Cool Listings, Historic Homes, New Jersey

Just over an hour’s drive west of Midtown, in Lebanon Township, NJ, this three-story, three bedroom house is asking just $347,000 (h/t CIRCA). And though it’s priced much less than most Manhattan studios, it sits on nearly nine acres of land. For sale for the first time in 35 years, the circa 1810 Bank House has a modern kitchen and baths and a third-floor addition, but retains its vintage charm with preserved interior period details such as hand-hewn beamed ceilings, wide-plank pine floors, deep window wells, a wood-burning fireplace, and Jersey winder stairs.

Look around

Architecture, Design, Interiors, New Jersey

Fogarty Finger, Paulus Hook, propeller pattern factory Jersey City

In a stunning renovation, architecture firm Fogarty Finger Architects transformed this Jersey City home, a former 1800s propeller pattern factory in the Paulus Hook neighborhood, into a luxurious single-family residence (h/t Dezeen). The original building was a workshop for Alexander Thomson & Sons Pattern Makers, a company that cast wooden forms into metal for propellers. The firm preserved the historic building shell, added a second floor, and excavated the cellar, increasing the living space from the original 3,500 square feet to 8,500 and incorporating unique outdoor space at each level.

Take the tour

Brooklyn, CityRealty, Manhattan, New Jersey, Queens, Rentals

FREE RENT: This week’s roundup of NYC rental news

By Ondel Hylton, Sat, May 12, 2018

Images (L to R): Hoyt + Horn, Court House Apartments, Hello Lenox and 606W57

  • Hoyt & Horn in Downtown Brooklyn Offers Up to 4 Months Free on a 25-Month Lease [link]
  • Boerum Hill’s Court House Apartments Offers 1 Month Free on New 13-Month Leases [link]
  • Hello Lenox is Now Renting; No Fee Apartments in Prospect Lefferts Gardens has 2-Beds Under $3K [link]
  • TF Cornerstone Launches Rentals at 606W57 and Finalizes Plans for New 28,000 SF Mural [link]
  • Shiny Upper East Side Rental Gets Name, The Alyn + Leasing Website [link]
  • A Different Tune on the Bowery: Croman Converts Former Amato Opera House into Luxury Rentals from $10,995/Mo. [link]
  • First Look Inside Alta LIC Residences, Anticipating Move-In Day of June 1st [link]

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Brooklyn, CityRealty, Manhattan, New Jersey, Queens, Rentals

Images (L to R): EVGB, ELLIPSE, THE ALEXANDER and SALTMEADOW

  • Save Thousands in Rent with these Incredible Deals in Manhattan, Brooklyn & Queens [link]
  • EVGB Perks You’ll Love: 2 Months Free Rent, Integrated Alexa + More [link]
  • Ellipse, Record-Setting Jersey City Rental Tower is Now 100% Leased [link]
  • The Alexander, Rego Park’s 27-Story Rental Tower, Offers 1 Month Free [link]
  • Beachfront Living at Saltmeadow, No Fee 2- and 3-Bed Rentals in Far Rockaway [link]
  • Downtown Brooklyn Rentals at 60 Duffield Street Leasing with 1 Month Free on 13-Month Leases [link]
  • Reduced Security Deposits at Midtown’s The Helena [link]

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Featured Story

Features, Interiors, My SQFT House Tours, New Jersey

Moira Sedgwick, Paulus Hook Jersey City, Jersey City house tours

6sqft’s series “My sqft” checks out the homes of New Yorkers across all the boroughs. Our latest interior adventure brings us to the Jersey City studio of food and wine professional Moira Sedgwick. Want to see your home featured here? Get in touch!

When Moira Sedgwick opens the door, everything about her–her outfit, personality, smile–is just as bubbly and colorful as her apartment. The top floor of a brownstone in Jersey City’s Paulus Hook neighborhood, the 720-square-foot alcove studio is a mix of retro and mid-century finds (think 1950s red leather dining chairs and a collection of vintage Pyrex and milk glass) and girly accents (pink curtains with pompoms, floral silk pillows).

Though Moira is passionate about the culinary and wine worlds–she produces national Food & Wine events for No Kid Hungry, in addition to growing her personal culinary talent management business–her other great love is interior design, which is quite apparent after touring her home that she describes as “unique, funky, and uber comfortable.” Ahead, get a closer look at Moira’s apartment and hear what she has to say about making the move across the Hudson, outfitting a studio for a chef’s lifestyle, and mixing girly and retro decor.

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