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Take a peek behind the facades of New York’s co-ops and condos to find out who's fixing things up, and how much it costs? Articles in this section cover dozens of individual projects in co-ops and condos all over New York City. Learn how NYC co-op/condo boards met the challenges of the fix-up, and how you can use their experiences to smooth out yours.

Are you doing capital improvements at your co-op or condo? Email kfarrell@habitatmag.com or bmorris@habitatmag.com to have your project included in our column.

A 90-Year-Old Co-op Lobby Steps Into the 21st Century

Written by Marianne Schaefer on February 19, 2020

Upper West Side, Manhattan

The hardest renovation jobs are the ones that require subtlety.

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Elderly Residents Struggling With Cost of Compliance

Written by Marianne Schaefer on February 12, 2020

Jackson Heights, Queens

NORCs squeezed by flurry of regulations, limited resources.

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How one Bronx Co-op Is Fighting a DOB Violation

Written by Sue Treiman on February 05, 2020

Riverdale, The Bronx

Board claims its retaining walls do not fall under Local Law 37.

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An Upper West Side Lobby Renovation That Made Everyone Happy

Written by Robin Goldwyn Blumenthal on January 29, 2020

Manhattan

This condo board avoided the common clashes over aesthetics and money.

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Landmarks Preservation Commission agrees to bend the rules.

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Meticulous facade work restores century-old building’s luster.

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St. George Tower & Grill gets a complete makeover.

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A Brooklyn Co-op Seals Its Envelope – and Saves Big

Written by Sue Treiman on January 02, 2020

Sunset Park, Brooklyn

Passive-house concept produces comfort and energy savings.

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A Brooklyn Co-op Seals Its Envelope – and Saves Big

Written by Sue Treiman on January 02, 2020

Sunset Park, Brooklyn

Passive-house concept produces comfort and energy savings.

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Cheap money helps co-op tackle a bushel of capital projects.

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Learn all the basics of NYC co-op and condo management, with straight talk from heavy hitters in the field of co-op or condo apartments

Professionals in some of the key fields of co-op and condo board governance and building management answer common questions in their areas of expertise

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