Monday:Jacobs, ‘Huetrals,’ Williamsburg

  • Nicolai Ouroussoff on the death of Jane Jacobs: “[Her] death may also give us permission to move on, to let go of the obsessive belief that Ms. Jacobs held the answer to every evil that faces the contemporary city.” (The New York Times)
  • Afraid of color? Sick of beige? Introducing: The Huetrals! In other design news: furniture makers believe in the bubble. They fear the bubble. (Real Estate Journal)
  • Herman Badillo wants to build “four towers of 38, 36, 20 and 12 stories” on Bedford in the Northside of Williamsburg. (The New York Post)
  • -Tom McGeveran