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The Growing Pains of a 40-Year-Old Co-op on Central Park West

Written by Bill Morris & Carol J. Ott on September 09, 2022

Upper West Side, Manhattan

These cooperators had to start from scratch back in the 1980s.

Naftali Group blocked from evicting tenant who's holding up a major development

Co-op board and contractor adapt to challenging times to get job done.

Efficient new electric boiler for domestic hot water is a money saver.

Boards and their architects need to talk frankly before the work begins.

Co-op Nearly Burned by Heat Pump Installers

Written by Bill Morris on February 02, 2022

Upper West Side, Manhattan

Demand for clean energy may be outrunning the supply of qualified workers.

Some shareholders ponied up early, others can sign on later.

Upper West Side condo board may have overreached in setting rules and fines.

Only Murders in the Building delivers laughs – and lessons for co-op boards.

Switch to electric heat pumps cuts reliance on fossil fuels.

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