This month in real estate history: Sale of beachfront hospital nixed, Marriott Marquis faces uncertain fate … & more

From the July issue: The owner of a five-foot-wide “spite house”— built in the midst of a vendetta between neighbors — secured a permit to expand his building onto city land, prompting neighborhood outrage, the New York Times reported 112 years ago this month. A state court killed the city controller’s plans to sell a former tubercular hospital in the Rockaways to private developers, the New York Times reported 61 years ago this month. Global hotel developer […]

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