A sampling of last week’s press coverage of CORE and CORE properties.

core_021312_walkerwindows“Real estate broker brings matchmaking skills to the dating world”
New York Daily News
Valentine’s Day may not be until tomorrow, but romance was in the air at Vickey Barron’s Love and Real Estate event, held at her listing at 256 West 10th Street. The Daily News has a full recap, including quotes from matchmaker Samantha Daniels, and the happy news: more than one love connection may have been made. Barron’s Love and Real Estate event even got a mention from the wildly popular women’s blog Jezebel.

“Walker Tower Gets Windows”
Curbed
Curbed tipsters are keeping a close eye on Walker Tower, the residential conversion of a beautiful Ralph Walker-designed Art Deco gem in Chelsea that CORE will bring to the market this spring. Some new window openings are being punched into the facade (right), which will add to the spectacular views.

“So Eager to Get Foot in Real Estate’s Door, They Work Without Pay”
New York Times
College students are so eager to get their foot in the door of luxury real estate, they’re willing to work for free, the Times reports. The paper’s look at the world of real estate interns includes CORE managing director Emily Beare and her former intern, Maxine Fouladi.

“211 East 51st Street Unveils Totally Renovated Penthouse”
Curbed
A party report from the unveiling of the newly renovated duplex penthouse at 211 East 51st Street, listed by CORE’s Tom Postilio. The “Selling New York” cameras were also in the house, Curbed notes.

“Chelsea penthouse wows with 7,000 square feet of outdoor space”
New York Daily News
An inside look at the incredible Chelsea Skyhouse, which we recapped last week.