The Afternoon Wrap: Tuesday


  • Uptown is getting a leafy, “high-end” new condo, and it happens to have $100 million worth of affordable housing. Avalon Morningside Park broke ground this month at 110th Street and Morningside Drive. [Multi-Housing News]
  • What do you call it when gorgeous works of graffiti–an art form based upon vandalism–becomes the victim of a vandal? Ironic. But it’s also tragic, especially when Soho’s quintessential street-art gets covered. [Gothamist]
  • Based on some sort of 21st-century hunter-gatherer logic, Apartment Therapy estimates that every family of three deserves 750 square feet of interior home space. In Manhattan, that costs a paltry $600,000! [A.T.]
  • Miscellaneous toxicity problems aside, the Gowanus neighborhood has been plagued by a sewage crisis [above]. Thanks to ever-spreading Brooklyn condo development, things have been getting bad during rainstorms. [Curbed]

    Max Abelson

  • The Afternoon Wrap: Tuesday