Courtney Love Faces Eviction from Historic West Village Townhouse

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Courtney Love, the widow of Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain, is reportedly facing eviction from a West Village townhouse she was renting for her corporation, Cherry Forever Records, inc. According to a press release authorized by the legal team representing the building’s owner Astor Street Partners, LLC, the singer/actress allegedly damaged the landmarked property—it was built in [&hellip
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Property Profiles

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  Downtown living, from the large to the small By Marissa Maier Where Work Meets Play 155 Duane St., a six-floor townhouse in the heart of Tribeca, is unique for a few reasons, said Citi Habitats senior associate Keith Knight—and no, it isn’t just the $35,000-per-month rental fee. The historic building, completed in 1830, boasts [&hellip
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Laight Street Condominium

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A new sweeping upscale development hits Tribeca By Wickham Boyle Tribeca is no stranger to high-end development—after all, Forbes Magazine dubbed it the richest ZIP code in New York City in 2006. Even though it fell to a not-so-shabby seventh in the most recent listings, one can’t help but wonder how many high-end buildings can [&hellip
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Cleaning House with Michael Moeller

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We pick the brain of the East Village-based designer on his show helping New Yorkers declutter their homes    By Marissa Maier Michael Moeller co-hosts The Style Network’s Clean House New York, which debuted in October. In an episode that aired this week, Moeller and his partner in design, Nina Ferrer, helped West Village resident [&hellip
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Last Known Address

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By Marissa Maier Douglas Keister started out as a photographer, but it wasn’t until nearly a decade ago that he married his profession with two of his passions: writing and cemeteries. To Keister, who has documented both foreign and domestic resting places from Scotland and Italy to Oakland and Dixieland, cemeteries are “pure environments, [they’re] [&hellip
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A Weekend of Urban Exploration: OHNY opens up city’s best architectural sights

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OHNY opens up city’s best architectural sights Inspired by similar architectural tours in his hometown, Londoner Scott Lauer started openhousenewyork (OHNY) in 2002 with roughly 80 sites sprinkled throughout the city. The weekend-long event, this year taking place Saturday, Oct. 15 and Sunday, Oct. 16, has exploded to include almost 200 spaces in all five [&hellip
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A Rare Peek Inside Tribeca’s Eclectic Lofts

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When I walk around the streets of Manhattan, I like to engage in one of my more secret New York City hobbies: stealing furtive glances up at apartments. From a richly toned small abode filled corner-to-corner with tchotchkes, trinkets and artwork to an austere condo decorated with modern furniture and bare light fixtures, I am [&hellip
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New Rudin Condos on Sale in November

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    Has that extra few million dollars been burning a hole in your pocket?  Luckilly, aspiring village dwellers with the prerequisite fortune will have the opportunity in November to purchase a brand new condo.  The Rudin Family announced that it will be opening sales of their green, prewar condominiums in Greenwich Village.  Stribling Marketing [&hellip
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City Council Votes to Strip 135 Bowery of Landmark Designation

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By Alan Krawitz Despite strong opposition from preservationists, community activists and local residents alike, the City Council voted last Wednesday to strip the circa 1817 Federal style row house located at 135 Bowery of its landmark status. The city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission had designated the site as a landmark in June. The vote to de-designate [&hellip
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