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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.

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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Riverdale Co-op Board Gets an Elevator Surprise

Written by Marianne Schaefer on December 11, 2019

Riverdale, The Bronx

Shaft walls, in danger of collapse, require emergency repairs.

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Century-old Co-op Gets a New Roof – With Hiccups

Written by Marianne Schaefer on December 04, 2019

Morningside Heights, Manhattan

An uncooperative next-door neighbor complicated a major project.

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This Co-op Lobby Renovation Did Not Cause an Uproar

Written by Bendix Anderson on November 27, 2019

Upper East Side, Manhattan

Upper East Side co-op board got shareholder approval before work began.

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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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