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The Living Roof Takes Root

The Living Roof Takes Root

"Our roof looked like any other white-painted brownstone roof," said Camilla Sankaran of her Park Slope brownstone. "Now it's lush and green, with flowers blooming in the spring and summer."

Interest in Court Square Condo Spikes Thanks to Amazon

Interest in Court Square Condo Spikes Thanks to Amazon

Skyline Tower is being built across from the former Citicorp building in Long Island City, Queens, where Amazon has leased one million square feet of space.

When a Mega-Mansion Runs Over Budget

When a Mega-Mansion Runs Over Budget

The 35,500-square-foot home of Ziad Ghandour was supposed to cost $13 million and take two years to complete. Instead, the bill came to $20 million and the project took five years.

The Right Backdrop for Art Is Bold. Or Maybe It’s Neutral?

The Right Backdrop for Art Is Bold. Or Maybe It’s Neutral?

The right color, no matter how intense, focuses attention on the artwork. (A reproduction Goya painting pops against a wall painted in Beau Green from Benjamin Moore.)

Activist Investors Have a New Favorite Target: REITs

Activist Investors Have a New Favorite Target: REITs

Gregory Cohen, an activist investor, is the founder of Rambleside Holdings. “We’re just not afraid or intimidated to go after companies that are acting in an inappropriate way,” he said.

The Right Backdrop for Art Is Bold. Or Maybe It’s Neutral?

The Right Backdrop for Art Is Bold. Or Maybe It’s Neutral?

The right color, no matter how intense, focuses attention on the artwork. (A reproduction Goya painting pops against a wall painted in Beau Green from Benjamin Moore.)

Behind the Curved Glass of New York’s Residential Towers

Behind the Curved Glass of New York’s Residential Towers

Daniele Petroni, the project manager for the facade of 50 West Street, in one of the building's model apartments.

A Blockchain Building in Bushwick

A Blockchain Building in Bushwick

Corbin Page, left, and Mo Shaikh founded Meridio, a Brooklyn-based company looking to introduce blockchain technology to the real estate market.

Homes for Sale in New York and New Jersey

Homes for Sale in New York and New Jersey

Laura Moss for The New York Times

Flights of Fancy and Function

Flights of Fancy and Function

This limestone and brass staircase at 20 East End Avenue connects the wine cellar below the lobby to a second floor amenity area that includes billiards, a poker room and navy-lacquered library.

A Blue Bottle Coffee House

A Blue Bottle Coffee House

Matthew Millman for The New York Times

A Los Angeles Transplant Decides to Stay

A Los Angeles Transplant Decides to Stay

Revalyn Gold, an actress, sometimes finds New York "unnecessarily barren," but she likes "all the avenues that lead to art and culture."

Cruising for Renters

Cruising for Renters

Stuyvesant Town’s latest marketing campaign is a furnished living room on wheels.

A Manhattan Medici at Home

A Manhattan Medici at Home

Sara Krulwich/The New York Times

Six Short Blocks With a Lot to Say

Six Short Blocks With a Lot to Say

Donna Florio is at work on a chatty, anecdotal history of Bank Street, her home address for nearly her entire life. Among those who have shared its sidewalks with her are John and Yoko, Bella Abzug, the real-life Auntie Mame and Sid Vicious.

The Go-for-Broke Renovation

The Go-for-Broke Renovation

Brad Dickson for The New York Times


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