On the Market: The Limitations Of Architecture In Low-Income Housing; Related Doesn’t Want To Pay for New Hudson Yards Park; Will Room Service Vanish From Hotels?

Vending machines with 24-hour bike parts pop up in Brooklyn. [DNAinfo]
Seller’s market drives prices up, makes buyers do crazy things. [NYT]
Historic Front Street residents to return on June 30, eight months after Sandy. [Curbed]
Smart growth initiatives help, but they’re not sufficient to stop sprawl. [Atlantic Cities]
Amanda Bynes reportedly evicted from Midtown apartment. [Gothamist]
Michael Kimmelman pens love letter to public plazas. [NYT]
Mapping the rents across New York. [Curbed]
Related doesn’t want to join BID, pay for new park at Hudson Yards. [WSJ]
Yuppie newbies try to get long-time residents evicted from Park Slope apartment. [Daily News]
NY’s largest hotel eliminates room service, citing cost, declining use. [Crain’s]
Former Garment District hat factory re-opens as boutique hotel. [DNAinfo]
What $1,600 can rent you in neighborhoods around New York. [Curbed]
Trying, and failing, to solve the problems of poverty through architecture. [NYT]