On the Market: Mo Vaughn Mows Down Trees; NYU’s Mini Expansion; Coney Island Living

Micro-apartments already! Units have shrunk from 500 to 400 square feet. [NY Times]
AIDS memorial approved by board as part of Rudin’s West Village park. [ArchPaper]
Chip Kidd comes up with his own funny Metrocard ads. [NY Times]
Chase has still locked down its plaza, which is ostensibly public open space. [DNAinfo]
Upper East Side waste transfer station, only one in Manhattan, approved. [NY Times]
Mo Vaughn’s latest strike? Chops down trees at Brownsville development. [Daily News]
A crazy net-zero townhouse in Carroll Gardens. [Curbed]
One of Manhattan’s only time shares becomes a waste of time. [Crain’s]
Elad buys 5 Franklin Place in Tribeca, hopefully will not build something ugly. [Real Deal]
Fourth Avenue safety improvements begin. [Brownstoner]
Train operator CSX turns over third section of High Line to the city. [NY Post]
Day after NYU 2031 approved, a small lease for university on 17th Street. [Crain’s]
Green for green? Whether sustainable features improve home values. [Real Deal]
Turning that childhood Brighton Beach apartment into a seaside escape. [NY Times]
Just in time for summer, five Coney Island homes. [Curbed]
A boutique rock climbing club for Brooklyn Heights. [BK Paper]
The history of the Brooklyn Hospital Center. [Brownstoner]
Albee Square on the Fulton Mall will become a hub of eateries. [DNAinfo]
This is not the first time Alta bike share operator has delayed rollout. [Daily News]
An insanely skinny house for Staten Island. [Queens Crap]
London chain selling shrink-wrapped single sushi coming to Times Square. [Journal]
Crazy pavilions bound for Governors Island. [Curbed]
This Greenpoint article is as gag-worthy as the Superfunded Newtown Creek. [NY Times]