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In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and the efforts to contain its spread, there's no denying that New York's short-term fiscal future and budget look pretty grim at the moment. And yet, while there is much room for improvement in New York's infrastructure, transit, and housing stock, these sectors are strong enough to lead the city into a brighter future than most.

During the predicted downturn, work-from-home lifestyle, and restrictions on travel, New Yorkers have more time for DIY projects and some in-home spruce ups. For those thinking bigger than making simple fixes and integrating smart home technology, low interest rates and reduced prices make now a good time to snag a property that needs some TLC. For you ambitious types who need a challenge, hire an architect or interior designer, and create a dream home for yourself or to flip in preparation for happier times ahead.

673 Vanderbilt Images of 673 Vanderbilt via Compass
From the listing: Bring your contractor for this renovation special! This 400 square foot studio has the bones to make a beautiful apartment, and will not require an extensive renovation. Sand and stain the hardwood floors, touch up the amazing tin ceiling and refinish the kitchen and bathroom and you'll have yourself a lovely, modern studio in an incredible location for many years to come. See floor plan and full details here.

69 West 9th Street, #10H (Kleier Residential)
69 West 9th Street, #10H
69 West 9th Street, #10H
From the listing:
Unique Opportunity! Bring your architect and imagination to this high floor studio apartment with charming Greenwich Village skyline views and windowed kitchen. Additional features include excellent closets and through the wall air conditioning. See floor plan and full details here.

116 Cambridge Place-01 All images of 116 Cambridge Place (Douglas Elliman)
130-East-67th-Street-02 116 Cambridge Place
116 Cambridge Place on the right
From the listing:
Situated in the landmark of the Clinton Hill historic district, this ground floor fixer-upper opportunity on tree-lined Cambridge Place is configured as 2 bedrooms, a windowed eat-in kitchen, a windowed living room and a full windowed bathroom. The apartment boasts 9'3" inch ceilings and east & west exposures. One washer & one dryer is allowed. See floor plan and full details here.

15-East-70th-Street-01 All images of 15 East 70th Street via Halstead
52 East 70th Street
52 East 78th Street 52 East 78th Street on the right
From the listing:
Price reduction! Located in an elegant prewar co-operative near Central Park is your opportunity to redesign a spacious studio apartment with 10' ceilings and excellent southern light into your primary residence or pied-a-terre. Bring your architect and imagination, as this apartment has not been renovated in decades and needs substantial work, most notably in the kitchen and bathroom.

When your renovation is complete, you can enjoy New York winters in front of your wood-burning fireplace; a sought-after rarity throughout Manhattan.
See floor plan and full details here.

545-West-111th-Street-01 All images of 545 West 111th Street via Compass
From the listing:
Substantial price reduction for a prewar 5 room home in the Lincoln Square neighborhood of the Upper Westside.

The property located at 345 West 70 Street, Apt 5F could just be the fixer-upper of your dreams! This gracious co-op that is currently configured as a 2 Bedroom/1 Bath offers the option of 2 additional alternate floor plans to the original: one which inclu
See floor plan and full details here.

25 Sutton Place South, #20I All images of 25 Sutton Place South, #20I via Sotheby's
1025-Park-Avenue-02 Virtually staged bedroom
View over the East River
25 Sutton deck Building's common deck
From the listing:
Bring your architect to this unsurpassed opportunity to renovate the Penthouse at 1025 Park Avenue into one of New York's premier homes. Totally comprised of 3,000+ square feet of interior and 15,000+ square feet of exterior, this property offers astounding potential; with over 40 feet of width along Park Avenue, magnificent western exposure and its accompanying light, multiple outdoor spaces and high ceilings, all within a boutique limestone building of architectural significance. See floor plan and full details here.

471-West-End-Avenue-01 All images of 471 West End Avenue via The Corcoran Group
471-West-End-Avenue-02 Future interior rendering
471-West-End-Avenue-03 Future floor plan
From the listing:
The landmarked 1885 townhouse designed by McKim, Mead & White at 471 West End Avenue is exclusively offered now as a once in a lifetime opportunity to acquire an historic building that has been remarkably re-imagined as a 24 wide single-family home, by arguably today's most prominent and prolific firm, Morris Adjmi Architects. The two meet in a masterful vision of timeless classic and modern design that is extraordinarily satisfying. Beyond a bespoke dwelling, the person bold enough to write the next chapter in this significant property's history, obtains a priceless piece of New York City's architectural heritage as well. See floor plan and full details here.

50-East-10th-Street-01 All images of 50 East 10th Street via Sotheby's
50-East-10th-Street-02 Living room
50-East-10th-Street-03 Bedroom in current condition
From the listing:
Bring your architect! A rare opportunity exists to acquire a large prewar residence in one of Greenwich Villages premier addresses: 40-50 East 10th Street. Perched on the seventh floor of a ten-story building, this home faces south and west and gets wonderful sunlight through beautiful casement windows all day. Each room is windowed, spacious and allows living on a grand scale. The layout is flexible offering the new owner a residence with two bedrooms or a one-bedroom with formal dining room. See full details here.

183-Concord-Street-01 All images of 183 Concord Street via Compass
183-Concord-Street-02 Current condition
183-Concord-Street-03 Living room's current condition
From the listing:
Development site, warehouse plus office space, art gallery, company headquarters, performance space, mixed-use retail with residential, or single-family or multi-family home -- with a curb cut. This 25-foot wide former firehouse dating from the 1930s can be reimagined as built or expanded to suit a variety of different uses. Currently configured as a warehouse on the ground floor, a sunny second story with two units, and a storage basement, this 94' deep building is built to approximately 4,600 sf, with an additional 3,900 buildable square feet as of right. See floor plan and full details here.

381-West-End-Avenue-01 All images of 229 West 14th Street via HomeDax Real Estate
381-West-End-Avenue-02 Interiors' current condition
From the listing:
Rare opportunity to own a spacious, 1000+ SqFt, 4 bedroom floor-through loft on the border of the East Village and Gramercy Park. The sheer size of this home, combined with high ceilings, southern exposure and low maintenance of just $579 month is practically unheard of at this price point downtown. One block from Trader Joes and just two blocks from Union Square, Whole Foods and the Subway. See floor plan and full details here.

1-Gracie-Terrace-01 All images of 1 Gracie Terrace via The Corcoran Group
1-Gracie-Terrace-02 Living room in current condition
1-Gracie-Terrace-03 Views
From the listing:
This is an incredible opportunity to purchase an unusual high-floor apartment in 1 Gracie Terrace and make it your own with updating. This quiet corner apartment has great bones with extra-tall ceilings and views that go on forever. The living room features an expansive wall of windows facing east with extraordinary skyline views of the city as well as the East River bridges and beyond. See floor plan and full details here.

933-Greene-Avenue-01 All images of 933 Greene Avenue via The Corcoran Group
933-Greene-Avenue-02 Interiors' current condition
933-Greene-Avenue-03 Virtually-staged kitchen
From the listing:
A bright Upper East Side co-op nestled four blocks from Central Park and Museum Mile, this lovely 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom home is a portrait of classic city living. Features of the apartment include new 4-inch white oak floors, new carpeting in the master bedroom, fully renovated bathrooms with contemporary fixtures and finishes, and an abundance of closet space. Set back off the street, this home provides a quiet retreat from the hustle and bustle of 79th Street, while still providing tons of light and sun from its eastern and southern exposures. See floor plan and full details here.

347 West 19th Street, TH (Compass)
From the listing:
Why live [in someone else's dream when you can live [in your own? Located in prime Chelsea, this architect-ready 44-foot wide mansion has had the facade, structure and some fireplaces restored. Approved plans include adding two floors, a rooftop infinity pool & fire pit, grand ballroom, artist studio, meditation room, 2-kitchens, a storage room, 7+ bedrooms, 10+ baths, and an elevator. See floor plan and full details here.

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