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Kaufman's Department Store Window Display
When Women Ran 5th Avenue

Do You Remember Kaufmann’s?

Kaufmann’s is featured in When Women Ran Fifth Avenue, a new book that delves into the dramatic history of the department store.
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Hochatown, Okla

Welcome to Hochatown, the Town Created by Airbnb

In a rural corner of Oklahoma, rustic cabins have been replaced by $1 million rental homes. But even as Airbnb reports record profits, the boom has softened. What will that ...
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How Preservationists Are Losing the Fight Against Luxury Real Estate

How Preservationists Are Losing the Fight Against Luxury Real Estate

A squabble over a new development in rural New York reveals a shifting of priorities among local leaders.
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She Was a Star of New York Real Estate, but Her Life Story Was a Lie

She Was a Star of New York Real Estate, but Her Life Story Was a Lie

Faith Hope Consolo had the entire press fooled, including us. Then a message came in.
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Tranquilina Alvillar

In Twist, Tenant Who Was Forced Out Will Displace One Who Moved In

Tranquilina Alvillar lost her rent-stabilized Brooklyn apartment after the landlord began renovations, and an inspector found her home uninhabitable.
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Roman Blum, shirtless, at a birthday party on Long Island in 1983

He Left a Fortune, to No One

Mr. Blum, a Holocaust survivor and real estate developer, left behind no heirs and no surviving family members.
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When Women Ran Fifth Avenue

Glamour and Power at the Dawn of American Fashion

by JULIE SATOW