In This Week's Observer…

A couple lists their Tribeca house for $35 million, possibly the neighborhood’s priciest ever!

Another couple seeks to sell a redone Little Italy house for $18 million.

Manhattan’s most exclusive co-ops: shelter from the economic storm.

Vacancy rates rise in Manhattan’s cheapest offices. Bad news?

Off the Waterfront! A state regulation could keep projects like Brooklyn Bridge Park away from the rivers.

The Freedom Tower gets tested.

A luxury car dealership comes to Harlem!

Vacancy rates increase and office landlords raise the rents. What’s going on?

Damon Hemmerdinger seeks to change the way people think about shopping in Queens. Yes, Queens.

Chocolatier Alison Nelson can afford to go worldwide now. She can’t afford the West Village.

In This Week's Observer…