This unit at 401 E. 60th St. is a floor below one to be auctioned and may be slightly smaller.
A condo in the Lenox Hill neighborhood will be offered with a minimum bid of $1.2 million at the first city auction of Manhattan properties since June.
Public Administrator Ethel J. Griffin scheduled the sale of 13 properties from the Lower East Side to Inwood for March 21. Minimum bids range from $45,000 for an income-limited studio in Harlem to the East Side condo’s $1.2 million.
The estate of one Ronald Cohen, the four-room unit 24C in Bridge Tower Place, a full-service 1999 building at 401 E. 60th St., is advertised as having 1,130 square feet with common charges of $1,400 monthly and annual taxes of $21,000. Active listings in the building average Continue reading
If you can’t beat them, you don’t have to let bedbugs join you
Adam Greenberg, president of USBedBugs.com, one of the country’s largest online retailers of anti-bedbug gear, tells BrickUnderground.com that, in comparison with the rest of the nation, New Yorkers are “ahead of the curve” on knowing what to do about bedbugs. Says he:
“Therefore, New Yorkers are both more hands-on in the products they buy for monitoring and treatment of bedbugs and also more proactive at purchasing prevention items like mattress encasements and travel protectors.”
Because almost everyone knows someone who has experienced bedbugs by now, they know the value of the prevention items, Greenberg explains.
Topping his list of 10 preventative items purchased are luggage and clothing encasements–that is, containers for containers. For the other nine, visit BrickUnderground.
New Web site points to best public schools using your maximum price to purchase or rent
SchoolFisher.com is for New Yorkers “who want Continue reading
Under construction in 2008, the Hotel Ludlow remains somnolent across the street from 179 Ludlow Street. Foreground: former bank that became an artist studio owned by Jasper Johns, later a club. (Curbed.com photo)
The small, nearly completed building, at 179 Ludlow St. near Katz’s deli and across from another failed development intended to be the Hotel Ludlow, is an eyesore. Oddly, the building–which has four apartments and a retail store–in the heart of the gentrified Lower East Side has largely been ignored by the mainstream press.
From everything I’ve been able to glean, however, calling it an eyesore is akin to likening a garbage skow to a trash can. The thing has done nothing but Continue reading