Radio On The Real. First New York City Apartments.

Every New Yorker has a story about their first couple of New York City apartments. Well, we built this super bad-ass studio in Eve’s room for the recording of the first podcast of Radio On The Real to tell you about ours. We found inspiration from a Colson Whitehead quote about how the memories of your New York City apartments past should be treated and love the respect he throws at them all.

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We’re hoping the podcasts will be a great new forum to continue the discussion we start here on the website, but with 40% more profanity!  And we plan on having a different guest every episode, so if you’re into what we’re doing, we’d love your suggestions on some local characters who want to gab. The more colorful, the better! And tell us about your first couple of New York City apartments. We’d love to hear!

About the Author |
We earn our living selling New York City. The next day is never like the last. The last is never ordinary. We witness all sorts. We listen to the City’s noise. We devour its phenomenal food. On the Real is our documentary. It is your pack of unfiltered New York 100s.

Great Perspectives. The Police Building.

With the 1898 consolidation of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and The Bronx into the Greater New York that we know today, the old police headquarters on Mulberry Street wasn’t cutting it, so this fantastic piece of New York City history was needed to house the new and expanded police department.The Police Building was built by Hoppin & Koen between 1905 and 1909. As crime escalated to epic levels in the 1960′s and early 70′s, it’s likely that this “exuberant Edwardian Baroque” edifice no longer was able to strike fear into the hearts of the city’s underworld, so the cops moved about a mile south to their current fortress at 1 Police Plaza. This Police Building was converted into an apartment house in 1988 and has been home to many celebrities in the worlds of fashion, art, sports and music. Today it certainly strikes passersby with a sense of jealousy for one of the multi-million dollar apartments within.

About the Author |
We earn our living selling New York City. The next day is never like the last. The last is never ordinary. We witness all sorts. We listen to the City’s noise. We devour its phenomenal food. On the Real is our documentary. It is your pack of unfiltered New York 100s.