In This Week’s Observer…

colbertcorcoran In This Weeks Observer...Snap! A tour of photog Gregory Colbert’s East Village pad (above) asking $19.9 mill.

Tweedy investor Chris Browne asks $32 million-plus on Park.

Carnegie Hall’s artistic director takes one for the team, refuses apartment.

Congressman Jerry Nadler on the stimulus and playing with F.I.R.E.

Unions, contractors hash out plans for labor cost-cutting in city construction.

Perception is the new reality in the Manhattan apartment market.

CB Richard Ellis vs. everyone!

More CBRE! Brokerage stalks Manhattan for new HQ space.

Douglaston nixes Fordham expansion tower plan.

The mood swings in commercial real estate to resignation.

Tavern on the Green: one mean challenge for any new owner.