NYC is looking for someone to paint this iconic tunnel in Washington Heights

New York City artists, unite! The Department of Transportation (DOT) just put out a request for proposals (RFP) from creatives to “beautify” the legendary 1,000-foot-long underground tunnel that connects Broadway and St. Nicholas Avenue to the 191st Street subway station in Washington Heights. Known as “Tunnel Street” and sitting 180 feet below street level (it’s one … Read more

NYC high school students can now visit museums for free

The City Council just approved two measures that are sure to delight high school students all around town. As reported by Gothamist, the first bill, sponsored by councilmember Rita Joseph, mandates that all undergraduates receive an application for a municipal IDNYC card at the beginning of each school year that will, in turn, grant them discounted … Read more

PR firm Joele Frank scoops up space at 22 Vanderbilt, aka 335 Madison

The rarest sighting in this bleak office-leasing season is a deal for more space than a large area rug would cover. But here’s a substantial one: public relations firm Joele Frank is taking 78,353 square feet at Milstein’s 22 Vanderbilt, aka 335 Madison Ave. Joele Frank, which specializes in strategic corporate representation, will leave 50,000 square … Read more

Times Square stakeholders support migrant shelter at Candler Building

Mayor Eric Adams’ announcement last week to use the vacant, landmarked Candler Building at 209-213 W. 42nd St. for migrant housing made us expect that Times Square stakeholders would howl their heads off over the plan. Silly us! Asked to comment, Durst Organization chairman Douglas Durst, landlord of 151 W. 42nd St. (previously Four Times Square), told us: … Read more

Big tech companies are selling their Silicon Valley campuses

As San Francisco commercial occupancy reached an all-time low in the last couple years amid the pandemic, a new reality has set in for Silicon Valley. Major tech players are looking to sell their expansive corporate campuses in the area, or reconsidering new developments. Intel Corporation — the cloud computing, data center and semiconductor chip … Read more

Palm Springs 1960s time capsule lists for $2.29M

A technicolor fever dream of the house from “The Brady Bunch” is looking for a new owner.  In the California desert resort city of Palm Springs, this stunning midcentury-modern home has barely been redecorated in 54 years.  Located at 2055 S Joshua Tree Place, the rainbow-themed three-bedroom, three-bathroom property was built in 1969 and visually … Read more

Christian McCaffrey lists North Carolina penthouse for $3.7M

Christian McCaffrey is saying goodbye to the North Carolina penthouse he lived in during his time with the Panthers. McCaffrey, 26, was drafted by the team as a rookie in 2017, first renting an apartment until he bought this Charlotte unit for $2 million in 2019, according to the Wall Street Journal. Listed for $3.75 … Read more