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October 17, 2019

Carnegie Hill is a small section of the Upper East Side with a history of rich culture, architecture, and residents. Home to Museum mile, world-renowned museums such as the MET and the Guggenheim set the standard for the luxurious history and feel of the 12 x 4 block neighborhood. Named after the mansion that Andrew Carnegie built on 91st Street and 5th Avenue (which is now the Cooper Hewitt Museum), other wealthy residents fo...

September 19, 2019

Park Slope is an idyllic Brooklyn neighborhood with tree-lined streets, beautifully manicured stoops, and more brownstones than the eye can see.  Located directly next to Prospect Park, Park Slope finds the perfect balance between city life and residential life.  The neighborhood is also full of local gems for dining, drinking, and listening to live music. Check out our favorite spots in Park Slope that are well worth a visit....

August 16, 2019

Ditmas Park is like something out of a Norman Rockwell dream with the best parts of suburbia smack in the middle of bustling Brooklyn.  Characterized by large Victorian homes with porches and yards and a true community feel, there has been a recent influx of hot restaurants and other amenities in this historic neighborhood. 


July 11, 2019

Besides being the location of Woody Allen’s iconic Manhattan bridge scene, Sutton Place is a cozy enclave by the East River that is historically known for upscale apartments and prestigious residents.  Running from 53rd Street to 59th Street between First Avenue and the East River, the neighborhood has some of the most elegant and classic pre-war co-ops in the city, complete with around-the-clock doormen, roof decks, gyms, sha...

June 14, 2019

In honor of Pride Month, we’re going to focus our neighborhood spotlight on the heart of NYC pride -- the Village! Not only are there some historical Pride sites in the Village, but there are also city-wide favorites for nightlife, food, and much more. Here are the Isil Yildiz Team’s top spots in the West Village, and are sure to have some amazing Pride celebrations going on this month. 

May 17, 2019

BoCoCa, the larger area that encompasses the smaller Brooklyn neighborhoods of Boerum Hill, Cobble Hill, and Carroll Gardens, encompasses all that Brooklyn has to offer — a downtown feel within the charming and historic neighborhood, but with a more laid-back lifestyle compared to neighboring Manhattan — and it’s my old hood! BoCoCa is also home to some amazing restaurants, bars, and food shops, many of which became staples wh...

March 21, 2019

West Chelsea has a vibrant energy that mixes uptown ritz and downtown glam. Neighborhood hot spots like Chelsea Market and the High Line are staples to New York City, and are frequented by locals and tourists alike. Chelsea is home to one of our current listings and our Coming Soon listing, and is one of the Isil Yildiz Team’s favorite places — we’re sharing our top 10 places to dine & drink and shop & play on the West Side of...

February 20, 2019

This week’s neighborhood spotlight is the Hudson Heights — a section of Washington Heights, Hudson Heights is a lively neighborhood with restaurants, an emerging retail scene, and just steps away from the gorgeous Fort Tryon Park. Take a look at our top picks in this beautiful neighborhood, including the highly anticipated food hall, North End Food Hall. The communal dining space will be the first of its kind in the area, and...

December 13, 2018

Brooklyn’s northernmost neighborhood is a tucked away waterfront enclave that has become a burgeoning social and creative scene in the past few years. Originally an industrial maritime neighborhood, Greenpoint has welcomed an influx of modernism that has created a unique mix between old and new. Check out our top picks in the area!

November 16, 2018

South Street Seaport is a historic area that once served as the outpost for the Dutch East India Company starting as early as 1625. In recent years, the neighborhood has become a hotspot for dinner and drinks, and is the perfect place to stroll the harbor for views of the water, the bridges, Brooklyn, and even some maritime antiques. After being hit by Sandy, South Street Seaport has come back stronger than ever with a lot of...

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Compass is a licensed real estate broker and abides by Equal Housing Opportunity laws. All material presented herein is intended for informational purposes only. Information is compiled from sources deemed reliable but is subject to errors, omissions, changes in price, condition, sale, or withdraw without notice. No statement is made as to accuracy of any description. All measurements and square footages are approximate. Exact dimensions can be obtained by retaining the services of an architect or engineer. This is not intended to solicit property already listed.