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A Board Works Together on a Roof-Deck Amenity, Enhancing Resale Value

Written by Greenwich Village board president Gerald Goldstein on April 01, 2014

45 W. 10th Street, Greenwich Village, Manhattan

I moved to my building, a Greenwich Village co-op at 45 West 10th Street, in the late 1970s. I was drawn to the location. I knew it would be a nice place to live — but it turned out to be a very nice place to live. I never thought about it before, but our board contains six professionals. We have a retired attorney, a professor, a financial executive, a photographer and a real estate executive, and I'm in the textile business. It gives us a professional air; everybody contributes. It also helps that I run my own company — that means I bring a business sense to the board. We don't always agree at first, but we end up agreeing in the end. It's a great co-op board.

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