Tag Archives: West Village

Super-Skinny West Village Townhouse, $4.3million

“My candle burns at both ends It will not last the night; But ah my foes, and oh my friends, It makes a lovely light!” – “First Figs,” Edna St. Vincent Millay, 1920 I’D LONG KNOWN THAT 75-1/2 BEDFORD STREET, … Continue reading

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High Line Part II

Photo: Iwan Baan, 2011 LAST WEEK, another 10-block section of the High Line, the ongoing re-invention of an unused elevated railroad line through Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood, opened to the public. The innovative park now stretches all the way to West … Continue reading

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Down Memory Lane

THIS OLD-HOUSE FIXATION OF MINE is nothing new. I came to Manhattan at 17 to attend NYU and lasted one year in a dorm. Since then, I’ve never lived in a modern building, only 19th century relics — a series … Continue reading

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