On the Market: R Train To Close For a Year; NYCHA Gets Closer To Meeting Repair Goals; Empire State IPO Moving Forward

Bloomberg’s post-Hurricane rebuilding effort, buyouts included. [Capital NY]
Fort Greene townhouses are now renting for $14k a month. [Brownstoner]
New York City ranks second in national survey of city parks. [NYT]
The R Train to Brooklyn will close for a year as MTA repairs East River damage. [WSJ]
Brooklyn Heights residents bury Citi Bikes in trash to protest station placement. [Post]
Lax zoning and a love of big houses leads to lots of teardowns in Englewood Cliffs. [NYT]
Woman starts petition to oust adult kickball league from LES park. [DNAinfo]
Check out the renderings for Brooklyn Bridge Park’s newest condos. [Curbed]
NYCHA nearing the halfway point on meeting its backlog for repairs. [Crain’s]
Empire State IPO moves forward, despite ongoing legal challenges. [NYT]
Technology companies spreading beyond traditional Midtown South stomping grounds. [WSJ]
Plaza gets huge tromple l’oeil banner to cover up restoration work. [Post]