The Perelman Arts Center, named after billionaire Trump donor Ronald Perelman, is supporting a proposed building at the World Trade Center that critics say should be completely, not partly, affordable.
An Archaeology of Loss in New York City
Mark Hage’s photos of empty storefronts reveal how real-estate development leaves behind sites of civic neglect.
Win Tickets to a Film About the Photographer Who Pulled Off an NYC Real Estate Coup
We have an exclusive clip from the upcoming documentary Jay Myself, and are giving away 10 pairs of tickets for screenings at Film Forum.
Planned Amazon Headquarters in Queens Enrages Residents as Art Organizations Stay Mostly Quiet
Nearly 250 people gathered today, November 14, in Long Island City to protest the controversial announcement as arts organizations held their breath to see what financial fortunes might come their way from Amazon’s touchdown in Queens.
“If Things Were Going Well, We Wouldn’t Be Here”: Artists Protest NYC’s Loft Board
Despite a promise from Mayor de Blasio that he would defend them, New York City’s loft tenants feel more vulnerable than ever and are taking their concerns to the board charged with helping them.
17th-Century Log Cabin, Reputedly the Oldest in US, Is for Sale
A 17th-century home in New Jersey needs a new caretaker, and one who has $2.9 million to spend.
In a Fight for the Soul of Milan, Artist-Occupiers Face Off Against Developers and City Council
For the past five years, the group Macao has run a thriving, radical arts center out of a former slaughterhouse in Milan. Now the city council wants to evict them.
At the World Trade Center, a Familiar Tale of a Developer Exploiting Artists
Since last summer, artists have been invited to create works for free on the 69th floor of Four World Trade Center, a raw space that was recently leased to Spotify.
Holdouts: The Solitary Resisters of Real Estate
For all his money and power, Donald Trump couldn’t force a widow from her New Jersey home back in the 1990s.
New Gowanus Landlord Kicks Dozens of Artists Out of Their Studios
It’s two weeks before Gowanus Open Studios, an annual celebration of the artistic community in one of Brooklyn’s foremost industrial neighborhoods. But instead of putting the finishing touches on paintings, many artists with Gowanus studios are busy scouring real estate listings.
A Crucial First Step to Bringing Artists Together to Stay in New York
Life in New York is shaped by relationship to property.
Fagen’s Critical Catalogue (March 2014, Part 2)
In part 2 of this month, reviews of Toni Braxton & Babyface, Foster the People, Schoolboy Q, and Real Estate.