On the Market: 56 Leonard Penthouse In Contract For $47 M.; Chinese Investors Pour Cash Into Real Estate Market; Will the Seaport Museum Go Under?

Cuomo investigates landlord accused of pushing out rent-regulated immigrants. [Daily News]
Drowning Seaport Museum loses its operator after Sandy damage. [DNAinfo]
When brokers want to be your friend. [NYT]
Another 432 Park? CIM close to taking control of Madison Avenue development site. [TRD]
Children’s Aid Society leaves UES, citing too few poor families. [Crain’s]
Photos from inside the 7 train extension. [2nd Ave. Sagas]
Lefferts Garden’s berserk eclectic mansion returns to market for $2.9 M. [Brownstoner]
Methodist expansion death knell for 15 Park Slope brownstones. [Bk Paper]
City considers landmarking Catherine Lispius house in Bushwick. [Daily News]
Development-ready site on the corner of Fourth Avenue asks $24 M. [Curbed]
Penthouse at 56 Leonard goes into contract for $47 million. [WSJ]
If you’re looking for an apartment in LIC that’s not in a glassy tower. [Q’Brownstoner]
Preservationists criticize decision to allow Pier 40 to sell off air rights. [TRD]
Chinese investors flood New York real estate market with cash. [NYT]
McCarren Park pool has done more for the neighborhood than Barclays. [Crain’s]
Duo raises funds to open “fresh and local” supermarket in Bed-Stuy. [DNAinfo]
Hated Soho Citibike rack has an ally in neighbor, biking advocate and Citibank exec Ed Skyler. [Post]