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Holding Out, Despite the Demolition

Even as his landlord tears down the East Harlem building he lives in, Ray Tirado has stayed put in his apartment. “Harassment by construction” is a critical part of how gentrification takes hold in neighborhoods like this, experts…

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On the Market: Homes for Sale in Manhattan and Brooklyn

Advertisement Click on the slide show to see this week’s featured properties in New York City: • In Flatiron, an alcove studio with one bathroom in Huys, a prewar condo conversion designed by Piet Boon with a Scandinavian…

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Park or Playground? Semantics Dispute Illuminates Preservationists’ Fight

Advocates have sued to block the city’s bid to redevelop an East Harlem ballpark, citing legal protections for parkland. City officials say the lot is just a playground, not a park.

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