Written by Paula Chin on March 14, 2017
Buying the land the building sits on was key to this co-op’s success.
Written by Lisa L. Colangelo on March 09, 2017
Court rules that co-op board “unreasonably” blocked transfer of dead woman’s shares.
February 09, 2017
Greenwich Village noise dispute leads to $750,000 lawsuit.
Written by Bill Morris on January 20, 2017
Some sponsors actually sell apartments and relinquish power.
Written by Stuart Saft on December 06, 2016
Today’s boards owe a debt of gratitude to Ronald Levandusky and his kitchen.
November 22, 2016
How much do co-op boards have to tell shareholders? Not much.
Written by Bill Morris on April 22, 2016
Bike storage space is now a top amenity in the city’s co-ops and condos.
Written by Matthew Hall on April 01, 2016
What the board needs to do before the walls come down.
March 29, 2016
Is this a problem the co-op board has to tackle?
Written by Tom Soter on October 21, 2015
The job seemed routine — until the contractors came up with sand where there should have been concrete.
Called the Village House, this 14-story condominium was built in 1967 on an elegant block in Greenwich Village. It is a full-service doorman building with a live-in superintendent, a bike room, storage space, a laundry room, and a courtyard.
But the building had a history of leaks around the two terrace spaces, which sit on setbacks that wrap around the 12th and penthouse floors of the 75-unit red brick building at 60 West 13th Street. The terrace areas had deteriorated and water was leaking into the units, reports longtime board president Carol Butler. The board turned to RAND Engineering & Architecture, which had worked on the building previously, with jobs that included brick replacement, pointing, and waterproofing work.
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