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Why the Prices of Houses in Historic Districts are Higher Than Most

Why the Prices of Houses in Historic Districts are Higher Than Most

The New York City Independent Budget Office (IBO) published a study detailing how the designation of historic districts in the city has affected home prices. The IBO found that prices for homes in historic districts have been consistently higher than those outside historic districts. In the report's introduction, the IBO evaluates the relationship between historic districts and the correlation of higher...

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The Union Carbide Building at 270 Park Ave NYC to Be Demolished

The Union Carbide Building at 270 Park Ave NYC to Be Demolished

In recent years growth has been slowing down and businesses are leaving Midtown East. Many of the buildings there are considered inefficient, out of date and, until very recently, limited in how they could be updated or modified to contain more commercial office space. After several years of work by city planners, development experts, preservation professionals, and other stakeholders, new...

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Larry Robbins House for Management and Technology Receives 2019 AIANY Design Award

Larry Robbins House for Management and Technology Receives 2019 AIANY Design Award

Scott Henson Architect is proud to announce that the Larry Robbins House for Management and Technology was honored by the American Institute of Architects, New York Chapter (AIANY) with a 2019 Merit Design Award. As the preservation architect, Scott Henson Architect worked closely with Studio Joseph on the renovation of the Larry Robbins House for Management and Technology, an 8,500 square...

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