On the Market: Fire at 1 WTC; SLG and Hines Have ‘Grand’ Plans; New Hotel for NoMad

A fire broke out on the 99th floor of 1 WTC Saturday. [NY Times, Daily News]
And a building site under the High Line explodes (it used to be a gas station). [NY Post]
SL Green teams up with Hines for ambitious new tower near Grand Central. [Journal]
Governor Cuomo’s ambitious plans for Queens casino flop. [NY Times]
There are 49 buildings over 1,000 feet, 12 are apartments, none in New York. [ArchPaper]
Dude wears t-shirt advertizing his studio apartment for sale. [Brownstoner]
Penthouse of Soho’s “Heath Ledger” building wants $25 million. [Real Deal]
Another hotel coming to NoMad, from Commune Hotel group. [NY Post]
Baby Jane Holzer penthouse flips for $17.5 million, a two-year, 24-percent boost. [Journal]
T.V. mogul’s wife sells Robert A.M. Stern-designed Sherry Netherland spread. [Real Deal]
Downtown boutiques are becoming a hit on Madison Avenue. [DNAinfo]
An awesome water tower art installation bound for Dumbo. [BK Paper]
Bushwick boutique hotel drives out hipsters tired of construction noise. [DNAinfo]
Media rooms are a thing of the past. [Journal]
A crazy vine colonizes this West Village townhouse. [Curbed]
The history of Crown Height’s beautiful Studebaker building. [Brownstoner]
The Rockaways need more sand. [Daily News]
Mort Zuckerman’s new Eighth Avenue tower is pretty blah. [Real Deal]
Michael Gross likes Central Park. [Crain’s]
Louis Kahn’s Roosevelt Island Memorial is like a Greek temple on the East River. [Journal]

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