On the Market: Durst Scion Trawls For Info On Missing Wife; Scaffolding Is a Scourge; Are Midtown East’s Midcentury Office Buildings Bad for the Environment?

Developers present new argument for Midtown East rezoning: the environment. [Crain’s]
Brokers prepare for another scorching hot summer of Hamptons sales. [NYT]
Seward Park Library is up for landmarks consideration. [Bowery Boogie]
Geek chic: Techies flood Navy Yard. [Daily News]
Investors flock to housing market, but this time they want to be landlords. [WSJ]
Is the city blighted by too much sunlight-blocking scaffolding? [Post]
Ethan Hawke’s brightly-colored Chelsea townhouse goes into contract. [TRD]
Crown Heights art space hosts wide variety of performers. [DNAinfo]
New Greenpoint beer hall takes beer, itself very, very seriously. [Bk Paper]
Another ailing Brooklyn hospital threatens to close, needs more state aid. [Daily News]
“Magisterial” townhouse on E. 71st sells for $22.9 million, a $3.5 million discount. [NYT]
DOB orders Joseph Chetrit to halt Hotel Chelsea work after heat and hot water are cut. [TRD]
Elderly poet Taylor Meade won’t be pushed out of his home by Ben “the sledgehammer” Shaoul. [Post]
Robert Durst tries to subpeona DA over wife’s mysterious disappearance (he was the prime suspect). [DNAinfo]