The Afternoon Wrap: Tuesday


The Kalahari—a $120 million, 12-story “green” condo sprouting in Harlem—“is trying to fit in with the locals” by embellishing its façade with “tribal art.” But “not everyone is sold on the back-to-the-motherland digs.” That’s funny, transparent towers in Soho fit in just fine. [Voice via Real Deal]

Basquiat it’s not, but some clever Chelsea prankster is using a can of spray paint “to ridicule the High Line over-development” on an AmEx billboard. [BlogChelsea]

Dumbo has a brand-new housewares shop that’s “experimental and at the bleeding edge where art meets design.” Today it’s called Spring Design & Art, tomorrow it will be known as “that cool store with retro chairs.” [AptTherapy]

Two bedrooms on the U.W.S. for under seven figs? Somebody, do SOMETHING! [NY Mag]