December 30, 2022

6sqft’s 10 most-read ‘cool listings’ of 2022

6sqft published more than 225 stories on "cool listings" this year. We've put together a list of our 10 most-read features on New York City apartments that hit the market this year, including the highest residence in the world (the $250 million penthouse at Central Park Tower), Manhattan's oldest home (the East Village house was built by the Stuyvesant family), a Frank Lloyd Wright gem in the Hudson Valley (for only $1.5 million), a $12 million Park Slope townhouse that once held eight apartments (it underwent a $6 million renovation), and a few celebrity listings (Andy Cohen's West Village home is a must-see).
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December 28, 2022


This year, 6sqft readers learned about the latest developments and infrastructure projects, discovered exciting public art exhibits, enjoyed new rooftop bars and restaurants, toured cool apartments, stayed up-to-date on real estate news, and uncovered something unique about New York City. Ahead, see a list of our most-read stories of 2022, from a proposed rail line between Brooklyn and Queens to a history of NYC water towers.
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December 28, 2021


For New Yorkers, 2021 was a year of ups and downs, from the rollout of coronavirus vaccines and the gradual reopening of our beloved city to the return of mask mandates and canceled events. Throughout, though, 6sqft readers stayed informed on all things Covid, real estate news, and fun things to do, while celebrating the opening of new public green space, sky-high observation decks, and unique apartments for sale. Ahead, discover the most read 6sqft stories of 2021, from a first look at the offshore park Little Island to a listing for a condo in the real-life "Arconia" from Hulu’s Only Murders in the Building.
Our most-read stories of the year, here
December 30, 2020


Like it was for everyone, 2020 was challenging for team 6sqft. We started working from home, we stopped being out and about in our beloved city, and we shifted our coverage to keep our readers up-to-date on the ever-evolving pandemic. But there were also a lot of silver linings. We helped our fellow New Yorkers get the info they needed, while also providing a welcome escape through our cool listings column and upbeat guides. Ahead, see which stories you read the most this year, from tracking COVID cases and antibody rates by zip code to outdoor dining and hiking guides to celebrity real estate and a castle for sale.
December 31, 2018


As we wrap up 2018, 6sqft is taking a look back at the top stories of the past 12 months in topics like apartment tours, new developments, real estate trends, and history. From a behind-the-scenes tour of Williamsburg's abandoned oil tanks to a sneak peek at Amazon's new Long Island City home to a look back at how Native American ironworkers built the NYC skyline, these are the stories that readers couldn't get enough of.
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December 28, 2017


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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July 1, 2017

June’s most popular 6sqft stories

1920s Hudson Heights cliffside ‘Pumpkin House’ chops price to $4.25M Buy this entire 62-acre ghost town in Connecticut for just $1.9M Map: Where to watch the Macy’s fireworks this July 4th FIRST LOOK: See inside Penn Station’s brand new West End Concourse PHOTOS: First steel column installed at 1401-foot One Vanderbilt, NYC’s second-tallest skyscraper David […]

June 3, 2017

May’s most popular 6sqft stories

The Urban Lens: Travel back to the gritty Meatpacking District of the ’80s and ’90s After a bidding war, Diane Kruger unloads super-stylish East Village pad for $1.1M The history behind the iconic NYC Anthora coffee cups Landmarks approves plans to disassemble RKO Keith’s Flushing Theater’s historic interiors The Campbell Apartment: Grand Central Terminal’s historic […]

April 29, 2017

April’s most popular 6sqft stories

1.  Manhattan’s last intact Gilded Age mansion can be yours for $50M 2.  My 1400sqft: Inside creative couple Molly Young and Teddy Blanks’ perfectly outfitted Williamsburg loft 3.  First look at Domino Sugar Factory’s 11-acre park and waterfront esplanade 4.  Ari Onassis’ former Sutton Place townhouse hits the market for $30M 5.  100-year-old New Jersey ‘castle’ with 58 rooms hits […]

April 2, 2017

March’s 10 most-read stories and this week’s features

March’s 10 Most-Read Stories New rendering for the Sheepshead Bay condo that’s the tallest residential building in South Brooklyn The 10 best plants for apartment dwellers Exciting new details emerge for the TWA Terminal hotel Oiio’s ‘Big Bend’ proposal for Billionaires’ Row would be the world’s longest building The Urban Lens: Inside McSorley’s Old Ale […]

March 4, 2017

February’s 10 most-read stories and this week’s features

February’s 10 Most-Read Stories NYC’s top 10 wealthiest ZIP codes will surprise you ‘The Daily Show’ host Trevor Noah buys a $10M Stella Tower penthouse VIDEO: How a man lives and works in a 78-square-foot Hell’s Kitchen ‘studio’ Hamptons home prices sag as luxury buyers head to hipper Hudson Valley New Stuyvesant Town lottery opens […]

January 29, 2017

January’s 10 most-read stories and this week’s features

January’s 10 Most-Read Stories Cuomo announces 750-mile Empire State Trail, a continuous trail connecting NYC to Canada My 600sqft: Journalist Alexandra King turns a schlumpy Park Slope rental into a stunning boho-chic pad Lottery opens for 44 affordable senior apartments on Staten Island’s Stapleton waterfront Built in Poland and shipped in pieces, NYC’s biggest modular […]

December 29, 2016


As we wrap up 2016, 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 Williamsburg loft filled with more than 500 plants to news of Brooklyn's first 1,000+ foot tower receiving approvals, these are the stories that readers couldn't get enough of.
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December 3, 2016

November’s 10 most-read stories and this week’s features

November’s 10 Most-Read Stories Live in SHoP’s Domino Sugar Refinery tower for $596/month, lottery open for 104 units My 4000sqft: Tour the 113-year-old Ditmas Park home of an architectural preservationist Apply for 195 affordable units in Long Island City’s glitzy new rental tower The Hayden, from $913/month Lottery opens for two affordable units in prime […]

October 29, 2016

October’s 10 most-read stories and this week’s features

October’s 10 Most-Read Stories Saddam Hussein had a secret torture chamber across from Mayor Bloomberg’s UES mansion 41 affordable units up for grabs in Williamsburg, starting at $788/month Emily Blunt and John Krasinski drop $6M on a historic Park Slope townhouse Live in Brooklyn’s tallest tower for $833/month, lottery launching for 150 units at 333 […]

October 1, 2016

September’s 10 most-read stories and this week’s features

September’s 10 Most-Read Stories Everything You Need to Know About Affordable Housing: Applying, Getting In, and Staying Put One month after anti-Trump sale, Keith Olbermann’s former Trump Palace condo returns for $3.9M The ‘empty mansions’ of Huguette Clark: Luxury and mystery of an era past The 10 Best Plants for Apartment Dwellers Live in SOM’s […]

September 3, 2016

August’s 10 most-read stories and this week’s features

August’s 10 Most-Read Stories Lottery Opens for 57 New Units Near Yankee Stadium, Starting at $494/Month Live on the High Line for $596/Month, Lottery Launching for 75 Units at New West Chelsea Tower Food Network’s Ina Garten Buys Former House & Garden Editor’s Park Avenue Pad for $4.65M Lottery Opens for 50 Middle-Income Units at […]

July 30, 2016

July’s 10 Most-Read Stories and This Week’s Features

July’s 10 Most-Read Stories Life Behind the Stacks: The Secret Apartments of New York Libraries Lottery Opens for 13 Affordable Units in Washington Heights, Starting at $868/Month Parlor-Floor Apartment With Four Palladian Windows Asks $1.2 Million Off Central Park Lottery Opens Tomorrow for 300 Affordable Rentals at Pacific Park Brooklyn Apply For Affordable Condos at […]

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July 2, 2016

June’s 10 Most-Read Stories and This Week’s Features

June’s 10 Most-Read Stories Lottery Opens for 41 Units at Related’s Hudson Square Rental, Starting at $788/Month Landmarks Approves Roman Abramovich’s $80M UES Makeshift Mansion Taylor Swift Staying in a $40K/Month Village House During Tribeca Penthouse Renovations My 1200sqft: Inside Model Summer Rayne Oakes’ Williamsburg Oasis Filled With 500+ Plants POLL: Do You Prefer Bjarke […]

May 28, 2016

May’s 10 Most-Read Stories and This Week’s Features

May’s 10 Most-Read Stories Lottery Launches for 29 Affordable Units at Extell’s 70 Charlton in West Soho, From $833/Month 50 Years Ago, Donald Trump’s Father Demolished Coney Island’s Beloved Steeplechase Park 7,500-Name Waitlist Opens for 975 Affordable Units at Harlem’s Riverton Complex Live in Extell’s Hudson Yards Skyscraper 555Ten for $910/Month 15 Air-Purifying Plants to […]

April 30, 2016

April’s 10 Most-Read Stories and This Week’s Features

April’s 10 Most-Read Stories The Bronx’s Depression-Era Boxcar Village, Where Lodging Was $3/Month Apply for 86 Affordable Apartments in Brownsville’s Prospect Plaza, Starting at $689/Month Lottery Launches for 181 Affordable Units in Pacific Park’s Modular Tower Uma Thurman’s Newly-Listed $6.25M Gramercy Duplex Comes With a Key to the Park Skyline Wars: In Lower Manhattan, A […]

April 2, 2016

March’s 10 Most-Read Stories and This Week’s Features

March’s 10 Most-Read Stories Skyscraper Proposal Digs Out Central Park and Surrounds It With 1,000-Foot Glass Structure Apply for One of Stuyvesant Town’s Affordable Apartments, Starting at $1,200/Month Katie Couric Buys $12M Upper East Side Condo Apply for 83 Affordable Apartments in Astoria, Starting at $895/Month Queens’ New Skyline: A Rundown of the 30 Developments […]

February 27, 2016

February’s 10 Most-Read Stories and This Week’s Features

February’s 10 Most-Read Stories Groundwork Begins on Bjarke Ingels’ Curvaceous East Harlem Development City Auctioning Off a 62-Year-Old Fireboat for Just $510 Looks Like Sarah Jessica Parker Is Combining Two West Village Townhouses This Map Explains the Historic Tile Color System Used in NYC Subway Stations Harper Lee Had a Crazy-Cheap Hideout on the Upper […]

January 30, 2016

January’s 10 Most-Read Stories and This Week’s Features

January’s 10 Most-Read Stories REVEALED: 45 Broad Street, Slated to Be Among the Highest Condo Buildings Downtown First Look at the 331-Foot Sheepshead Bay Tower Set to Dwarf Its Neighbors Judy Garland’s Former Dakota Apartment, Now a Designer Pad, Asks $16.7M $1.7B Light Rail Connecting the Brooklyn-Queens Waterfront Proposed My 1,400sqft: Painter Stephen Hall Brings […]

December 21, 2015

6sqft’s Most Read Stories of 2015!

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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