2014 May
Focus on... Recreational Amenities & Programs

Recreation Going Green to Save Green
2014 May Going Green to Save Green

These days, it seems like everybody is looking to 'go green.' The term is shorthand for a movement of environmental awareness that involves everything from the way architects design new buildings and homes to the ways co-ops, condos and HO…

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Recreation From Sand Lots to Play Dates
2014 May From Sand Lots to Play Dates

Sixty years ago, work and play were very different. A majority of women remained in the home, in both urban and suburban settings. The mostly male heads of households went off to work, and children went off to school and play. Since then, …

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Recreation Pets, Pools & Pilates
2014 May Pets, Pools & Pilates

Years ago, when you bought a co-op or condo apartment, you looked for a unit that had the right number of bedrooms and bathrooms, a perfectly-sized kitchen, and some great living space. For the longest time, that ideal combination was all …

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Management Multifamily Laundry Options
2014 May Multifamily Laundry Options

Ask people to list the household chores they dislike most, and chances are, doing laundry will consistently rank among the top ten. The need and appreciation for clean clothes gets overshadowed by the inconvenience of constantly having to …

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Design It's Those Drapes!
2014 May It's Those Drapes!

Allegedly, on his death bed and with his last breath, the great writer Oscar Wilde said, “This wallpaper is dreadful; one of us will have to go.” The quote conjures a mental picture: Wilde, pale and bedridden, propped up on massive Victori…

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Recreation What’s Your Style?
2014 May What’s Your Style?

New Jersey is synonymous with many things, but iconic architecture isn't usually among them. To be sure, the state is full of historical landmarks, from the Jersey Shore to Princeton University, but there isn't the same kind of overall foc…

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Q&A Q&A: Can Pool Usage Be Restricted to Adults Only?
2014 May Q&A: Can Pool Usage Be Restricted to Adults Only?

Can Pool Usage Be Restricted to Adults Only? Q Our community has a neighborhood pool, which myself and my neighbors greatly enjoy using. My husband purchased our home, in fact, because it was directly next to the pool. Recently thou…

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