New York City is not only the most populous city in the USA, not only has the most sights, or the most single people. Not only do New York have more Italians than Venice, more Irish than Dublin, and more Jews than anywhere else in the world.
Anyone who does not have a green card that legitimizes staying and working in the USA and is one of the biggest, self-proclaimed New York fans could opt for a double life: short trips to New York are made at regular intervals to shop there and literally soak up the flair of the American metropolis. And back home you can keep that New York feeling for as long as possible by designing your own four walls in the style of New York.
In many of Manhattan’s venerable, exclusive residential buildings, you can’t just buy an apartment. No, if you want to live here, you have to acquire shares in a cooperative that entitles you to do so. The whole thing is called “Housing Cooperative” or “CoOp” for short.
That there are many rich people in New York, who live in species that the normal citizen can hardly imagine, is known. But how is that actually concrete? Where and how do people who can choose it? Here is an overview.
The US star architect Frank Gehry has built the tallest residential building in the western hemisphere. The luxury tower is intended to mark the end of the New York architectural doldrums. Not only does it disappoint critics, but it could also turn out to be a financial problem.