Ilya Marritz

Ilya Marritz appears in the following:

Study Finds Publicly-Funded Libraries and Museums Too Expensive, Too Slow To Build

Monday, April 10, 2017

Neighborhoods lose out when construction stalls on cultural institutions. 

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NYC Business Leaders Ask Trump to Support Infrastructure, Security and Education

Thursday, April 06, 2017

CEOs have a policy wish list for leaders in Washington.

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Forget Urban Versus Suburban. Today, It’s About Walkability.

Monday, April 03, 2017

A study suggests places where you don't need a car to get around are poised to thrive.

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From Russia to Trump Tower

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

A series of puzzling real estate deals made by former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort raises speculation.

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Paul Manafort's Puzzling New York Real Estate Purchases

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Real estate and law enforcement experts say some of Trump's former campaign manager's transactions in New York City fit a pattern used in money laundering.

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There Seem to Be a Lot of Empty Storefronts

Thursday, March 23, 2017

In neighborhoods like Greenwich Village, old stores have closed and been replaced with...nothing. Is that a problem? A citizen-cartographer starts a discussion of "high-rent blight."

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What Happens When You Talk To Strangers

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

A request for a smile leads to an unexpected conversation.

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The Latest Cause for Protesters: Journalism

Monday, February 27, 2017

About 200 concerned news consumers rallied in front of the New York Times building against the Trump Administration's feud with the press.

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100,000 New Jobs in New York City? Easy. Good Jobs? Not So Simple.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

In his State of the City address, Mayor de Blasio set a new goal: to connect less-educated New Yorkers with jobs that can become careers. Ones that pay at least $50,000 a year.

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Men Not at Work at Troubled Mall Development

Thursday, February 02, 2017

The developer of the American Dream mall in NJ's Meadowlands said financing to finish building was teed up and would be announced before Christmas. It’s February and still no word.

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New York’s Biggest Internet Provider Accused of Bilking Customers

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Charter Communications lied about its high-speed internet plans, New York's Attorney General alleges in a new lawsuit.

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Trump's Surprising Embrace of 'Government Sachs'

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

After criticizing Wall Street firms and Goldman Sachs in particular, six people who've worked with or for the bank have been selected for key roles in the new administration.

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Obama Saved New York by Saving Wall Street. But.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

By August, 2011, New York City had recovered the total number of jobs lost in the Great Recession. It was almost three more years before the country caught up.  

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Pay-to-Play Indictments Echo Scandal at State Pension Fund from a Decade Ago

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Lavish bribes that included cocaine, prostitutes, and ski trips...and it wasn't even a new idea.

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In New Jersey, 13 Years of Mall Madness Costs Billions

Friday, December 16, 2016

There is only one large suburban mall under construction in the U.S. After billions of dollars and thirteen years, it's still unclear if it will finally get built. 

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Part V: Profiting Off the American Dream

Friday, December 16, 2016

Bloomberg Businessweek
NJ Spotlight
WNYC
After more than a decade and billions of dollars spent on construction, who will benefit when the long-awaited New Jersey megamall opens?

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Tenement Museum Preps Guides for Conversation in Tense Climate

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Tour guides at the Lower East Side museum are getting special training on how to facilitate discussion about immigrants, which can be tense following Donald Trump's election.

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Part IV: Paying for the American Dream

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Bloomberg Businessweek
NJ Spotlight
WNYC
At an estimated cost of $5 billion, who will foot the bill for New Jersey's rising megamall?

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The Mall of New Jersey's Dreams

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Canadian developers promise to deliver on finishing the mall of New Jersey's dreams.

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Part III: A Canadian Dynasty Buys the American Dream

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Bloomberg Businessweek
NJ Spotlight
WNYC
The Ghermezian family built and operates the Mall of America. Now it has shifted its focus from Minnesota to East Rutherford, New Jersey.

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