The Afternoon Wrap: Tuesday

Glass panel from Bank of America building plummets 51 stories to the street below. [City Room]

MTA’s escalator troubles continue, as a Midtown subway station is evacuated due to smoke and fumes from an escalator’s burning motor. [City Room]

The Sapphire Strip Club could be coming to West Chelsea. Douglas Elliman is pissed. [Curbed]

Washington Square Park’s renovation up close. [Curbed]

Trump sues former lawyers for $10 million over “rank commercialization” of his name. [Bloomberg via Curbed]

NYC’s hotel occupancy rate on the rise. [NY Sun via Curbed]

DOT, not the Brooklyn Bridge Park Development Corp., may get the plot of land remaining after the demolition of the Purchase Building. [Brownstoner]

“Software glitch” in MetroCard machine leads to $800,000 in free rides. [Gothamist]

Price drops in the luxury market could appear after 15 C.P.W. and the Plaza Hotel sell out. [Real Deal]

Vantage Properties plucks up two Washington Heights buildings for $40.2 million. [Real Deal]

The Afternoon Wrap: Tuesday