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  1. Remembering Our Colleague S. Jhoanna RobledoA tough reporter and a lovely person, gone way, way too soon.
  2. The U.S. Military Is Dropping $130,000 a Month for a Trump Tower RentalTrump hasn’t spent a night at Trump Tower since becoming president, but the Pentagon will be prepared when he does.
  3. The Strange State of New York’s Street-Level Retail StorefrontsThey’re experiencing a combination of withering and supersizing that could have a powerful effect on a city that has always been shaped by shopping.
  4. From Alligator Shoes to Whole Foods: Watching One Harlem Corner Over 28 YearsA photographic history of gentrification at 125th Street and Malcolm X Boulevard.
  5. Donald Trump’s Childhood Home in Queens Will Have a New TenantThe property was listed for rent on Thursday, and it’s already been snatched up.
  6. As Prices Plummet, Trump Palace Residents Work to Change the Building’s NameMore than 30 residents of the Upper East Side high-rise have called for the Palace to drop Trump.
  7. gilded cages
    Fancy Prisons for Billionaires Are Reshaping the Manhattan SkylineTo be sure, the inmates of levitating dungeons like 432 Park and 56 Leonard believe they are being pampered.
  8. Jared Kushner’s Family Business Is Pitching U.S. Visas to Investors in ChinaLooking to finance a Jersey City apartment building, Jared’s sister Nicole told investors the project “means a lot to me and my entire family.”
  9. Chinese Firm With Government Ties Pulls Out of Deal With Kushner FamilyThe ‘sweetheart’ deal is dead.
  10. Chinese Firm With Government Ties Gives Kushner Family ‘Sweetheart Deal’Critics are worried that the company is trying to influence U.S. policy with the massive investment.
  11. Rent Falls in Manhattan and Brooklyn, But It’s Still Too Damn HighLandlords also continued offering near-record levels of sweeteners, such as a month’s free rent.
  12. What It’s Like to Live in a Trump BuildingThe protesters, the new frisson, and the extremely clean floors.
  13. pretty things
    Big Little Lies Has the Best Real-Estate Porn on TelevisionSomeone give HBO’s location-scouting team a raise.
  14. real estate
    Johnny Depp Wants a Private Compound With an Underground Tunnel SystemEl Deppo.
  15. reel estate
    Gather Ye Cats: The House From Grey Gardens Is for SaleFormer squalor don’t come cheap.
  16. A Mystery Buyer Is About to Purchase Donald Trump’s Childhood HomeThe Jamaica Estates residence went to auction Tuesday.
  17. Taylor Swift’s Home Might Become a Historical LandmarkShe’s spent millions on restoring her Beverly Hills place to its 1934 glory.
  18. niche drama
    Academia’s Most Famous Feminist Knows How to Send a Scathing EmailDo not mess with Judith Butler.
  19. House Where Trump Threw His First Tantrums Is Up for AuctionA real-estate investor is looking to flip the five-bedroom after buying it for $1.25 million.
  20. Brokers Pitch Secret Service As Hottest Trump Tower AmenityGym, roof deck, doorman, and 24/7 armed security.
  21. sex diaries
    The Divorced Real-Estate Broker Whose Therapist Encourages PromiscuityThis week’s sex diary.
  22. 3 Upper West Side Apartment Buildings Are Dumping Trump’s NameThe owner said the removal will help the buildings appeal to more tenants.
  23. A New Report Finds New York City Really Is Too Expensive for RestaurantsIt’s not just the rent, it’s everything.
  24. Report: Saddam Hussein Kept a Secret Torture Chamber on the Upper East Side“You’re not going to hear someone screaming down there.”
  25. Trump’s Tax Avoidance Was Perfectly Legal. That’s Why It’s an Issue.Clinton wants to close some of the loopholes Trump used. The GOP nominee wants to create more.
  26. No One Will Buy This Ohio Office Building That Looks Like a BasketIt’s only $5 million.
  27. America’s Tallest Building Might Be for SaleA new report suggests the Port Authority would like to unload the skyscraper formerly known as the Freedom Tower.
  28. sponsored content
    Airbnb Is Letting Kim and Kanye Live in a $25 Million NYC Penthouse for FreeIn case you wanted to feel even worse about your own apartment …
  29. Brooklyn’s Building Boom Went a Bit WildAn area of downtown Brooklyn is about to be “saturated” with open apartments, according to a New York Times report.
  30. Can We Get Development in Bushwick Right?At the Rheingold site, ODA tries to balance the needs and wants of rich and poor alike.
  31. real estate
    Prince’s Estate Says It Won’t Sell Paisley ParkUpdate: Administrator denies wanting to sell Paisley Park with the other properties.
  32. There’s a Terrific, Super-Classy Home for Sale in QueensYes, that’s right. The birthplace of Donald Trump can now be yours.
  33. The Strangest, and Loveliest, Views in New YorkThat are not necessarily on the 90th floor: gravestones, a trio of camels, and Meg Ryan.
  34. Donald Trump’s Lavish Homes Are Gaudy BehemothsYou can never own too many.
  35. Real Estate
    David Bouley Makes Plans to Move All of His RestaurantsHis namesake spot, Bouley, will reopen in a significantly smaller space.
  36. Keith Olbermann Puts His Trump Palace Apartment Up for Sale at $3.9 MillionIf they had changed the name of it to something more positive like Ebola Palace I would have happily stayed.”
  37. getting it
    Why I’m Buying a House Without a Family to Put in ItComing face to face with fears about money, regret, and loneliness.
  38. Why Chinese Rich Are Cooling on NYC Real EstateChanges in China and the U.S. mean the city’s high-end real estate is starting to cool off.  
  39. What New Yorkers Learned From Actually Having to Meet Their NeighborsFive novelists talk to their neighbors for the first time, nine New Yorkers share their fantasies about the ones they’ve never met, and how to deal with less-than-ideal ones.
  40. Bjarke Ingels’s Spiral Newest Hudson Yards Tower“Extending the High Line into the skyline.”
  41. Feds Deal Huge Blow to NYC’s High-End MarketWill those buyers think of putting their cash elsewhere? 
  42. The U.S. Treasury Wants to Know Who’s Buying Up All Those Ritzy Condos in NYC Multi-million-dollar all-cash real-estate purchases in Miami-Dade County will also be tracked. 
  43. The New-Condo Market Went Nuts Last QuarterA sharp rise in prices was fueled by developers’ sales.
  44. Affordable Housing Could Look Like ThisThe view from Hunter’s Point South, the city’s largest affordable-housing development since the 1970s.
  45. A Preview Tour of New York’s First Micro-Unit Apartment BuildingInside a studio at Carmel Place — all 302 square feet of it.
  46. There Are More Manhattan Apartments for Rent Over $15,000 Than Below $2,000Get super rich or get out.
  47. real estate
    How Do You Sell the Last Two Burial Plots in Manhattan?Location, location, location. For $350,000.
  48. Nazi-Founded L.I. Town Restricted to ‘Germans Only’ Is Sued for DiscriminationIt’s terrible for everyone — for the kids, for us and even for our dogs.”
  49. Brooklyn Real Estate to Manhattan: ‘What’s Good?’As record-breaking sales continue, the borough has become a choice, rather than a priced-out-of-Manhattan necessity — and Queens is rising, too.
  50. Developers Keep Building in Sandy Flood ZonesZone A and in harm’s way …
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