On the Market: Our Gentrification Housing Crisis; Model’s Mocked House Gets Last Laugh; Taxes Jump

Blame zoning for New York’s gentrification crisis. [Atl Cities]
Port Authority begins installation of 1 WTC spire. [NY1]
BWAH! Model’s house everyone mocked sells for $2.5 M. ask. [Brownstoner]
Developers face off for office tenants on the Far West Side. [NY Times]
Joe Sitt on why he’s spending a million bucks to lobby for better airports. [WNYC]
Property taxes are rising faster than property values in NYC. [Journal, Post]
A wild plan to dam the Hudson in 1934, connect Manhattan and Jersey. [Curbed]
Sandy aid bill approved. [NY Times]
Downtown gives Sandy the finger, much of real estate keeps on trucking. [Crain’s]
Another Sandy castaway: Steve’s Key Lime Pies moving in Red Hook. [BK Paper]
Meanwhile, Chelsea galleries bounce back. Some don’t. [CapitalNY]
Crazy Cook + Fox apartment tower coming to crane collapse site. [Curbed]
Housing prices on the rise here and everywhere, thankfully. [Real Deal]
Forget McMansions, Toll Brothers really loves its new urban condos. [Journal]
“Scapegoat” from Deutsche Bank fire sues city for defamation. [NY Post]
CORE CEO Shaun Osher spends his day biking and playing sax. [Real Deal]
Birding in Central Park. [NY Times]
City succeeds in suit against deadbeat landlord. [Journal]
Two subway accidents at the same 125th Street station, one fatal. [NY Post]
This $29 M. Lincoln Center penthouse may or may not come with cute dog. [Curbed]
New Williamsburg bar will host farmer’s market in the spring. [BK Paper]
Meeting on improving Fourth Avenue safety this week. [Brownstoner]
Reasons not to move upstate: Westchester super screws the pooch, literally. [NY Post]