Gabrielle Birkner

Gabrielle Birkner

senior editor, @70facesmedia; co-founder @modernloss; mom of 2; @northwesternu alum; writing book for @harpercollins; can't get into yoga.

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The Real Deal

Japanese Reshape Skyline Again

More than a decade and a half after Japanese companies began unloading their New York real estate portfolios, which had included icons like Rockefeller Center, the Tiffany Building and Essex House, Japan has again become a major force in reshaping the city skyline. But today, the impact is seen not in the buying and selling of trophy buildings — it’s in the designing of them.

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The Real Deal

Off the Grid

In New York City, privacy is the ultimate luxury. So it makes sense that the demand for historic homes on New York’s secluded mews streets — often nestled off side streets, behind gates or old growth — would far succeed the supply.