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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.
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.