Tagged NYC

10 of NYC’s Most Notable Landmarked Buildings

New York City is rich in history, and thanks to the Landmarks Preservation Commission, much of that history is still part of the city today. The Commission was created in 1965 through legislation signed by the late Mayor Robert F. Wagner in response to the mounting losses of historically significant buildings in New York City.…

Closed / 2 BR Condo at The Gretsch in Williamsburg

I am pleased to announce my recent closing of a 1200SF two bedroom loft with 13 foot ceilings and great views of Brooklyn at the full service condominium, The Gretsch at 60 Broadway.  If you are interested in buying, renting, or listing your home, please contact me at 917-854-5069 or at jdicondina@townrealestate.com. For more details about this listing, please…

Where to Unwind: Bathhouses Around NYC

Living in New York can be stressful, so it’s important to take time to unwind every so often. One of my favorite ways to relax is to spend the day at a banya, or Russian bathhouse. Aside from being incredibly relaxing, banya are believed to promote health by ridding the body of toxins and improving…

Q&A with Mike House from raad studio

Over the last year, I have been working closely with Mike House, Architectural Designer & Partner at raad studio in NYC.  If you are a Curbed reader like I am, you have likely seen this week’s press about his studio’s upcoming hotel in Williamsburg.  I sat down with Mike for a Q&A and learned some interesting things about him, including his…

Ice skating in NYC!

As many of you know, I have been playing ice and roller hockey for years, however you don’t have to be a hockey player to enjoy ice skating. In Manhattan, ice skating has been a popular sport since the mid 1800s when there were very few residents north of 23rd Street. Shortly after the Central…