How A $30m Investment Changed the Face of Wall Street

In celebration of its 50th anniversary, New York Magazine is spending the majority of 2018 covering stories of the city’s pivotal moments. This week it explored a significant shift in Wall Street and the way financial firms operate due to a technological prodigy and the support he garnered from hedge fund mogul Donald Sussman....

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Out with the Old and In with the New: Historic Buildings Facing Destruction

Feb 05, 18 Out with the Old and In with the New: Historic Buildings Facing Destruction

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New York is an old city which is constantly growing and renewing itself. Unfortunately, for growth to happen, sometimes beautiful and historic buildings need to be demolished. The following buildings are on the chopping block. Here is a little bit about each one. Sunshine Cinema on the Lower East Side showed their last movie at the...

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Loft Construction Making Changes with Gregory L. Spatz

Jan 31, 18 Loft Construction Making Changes with Gregory L. Spatz

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There is a fascinating trend today to transform old, run-down spaces into vibrant lofts and work spaces. One of the ways that companies, like the United States Construction Corporation with Gregory L. Spatz, are doing so is to have storefront spaces on the bottom floor and then to have loft living on the second and higher floors....

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Trending with Ashwin Kumar Vasan

It’s always interesting to learn more about the people behind the hedge funds that many New Yorkers invest in. As the Chief Investment Officer and founder of Trend Capital Management LP, Ashwin Kumar Vasan brings an extensive background in finance to his current work. He has a B.A. in Economics from the University of Nebraska and...

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Aksia Encourages a Learning Culture

Jan 28, 18 Aksia Encourages a Learning Culture

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At New York-based Aksia, a financial services company where Jim Vos is CEO, employees are encouraged to keep learning and expanding their horizons. “In my past career, I saw the challenges created by fiefdoms and rivalries, but we never set out to establish a particular culture,” Jim Vos said. “We encourage...

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Art Deco and Neoclassical Coming Together in Williamsburg

Dec 25, 17 Art Deco and Neoclassical Coming Together in Williamsburg

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The area is being cleared and the foundations being dug in preparation for the construction of Brooklyn’s newest combo project: The Dime Savings Bank /Residential tower. Proceeding apace, Williamsburg’s historic Dime Savings Bank will see a specially designed 248-foot tower rise adjacent, incorporating the Dime’s neoclassical...

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