The Afternoon Wrap: Wednesday

  • So much for the good old days in Greenwich Village. Bob Dylan and his brother have bought a Scottish mansion [above] in the Cairngorms National Park. If they had decided to rent, the place would have cost 3,000 Pounds (roughly $5,900) a night. [BBC News, via Luxist]
  • The AIA Honor Awards have been announced, and four prizes have been handed out to local beauties: Top of the Rock at Rockefeller Center, the Modern, Bloomberg’s HQ, and the New York Stock Exchange and Financial District’s Streetscapes + Security. [Architectural Record News]
  • Clinton Hill’s decrepit Broken Angel has gotten a lot of attention (it even has its own Wikipedia page). And now that it’s being renovated into condos, there’ll even be a “reno blog.” [Brownstoner]
  • “Prime real estate and the city’s seedy underbelly” go together like a horse and carriage, especially when “shady” landlords and prostitutes in patent leather are involved. [The Real Deal, via Gawker]
  • Max Abelson

    The Afternoon Wrap: Wednesday