On the Market: 1970s Williamsburg Was a Very Different Place; Doesn’t Anyone Want Conde Nast’s Times Square Lease? An Unlawful Love for NYC Transit

Is the Aldyn the Empire State Building of tomorrow? Extell thinks so. [MG Gripepad]
Belle Harbor still in demand despite and because of its precarious seaside spot. [NYT]
Speaking of waterfront homes, the Lake Tahoe condo built where Godfather II was filmed is for sale. [WSJ]
Maybe the G Train isn’t as bad as everyone says it is. [CapitalNY]
Check out pre-gentrification 1970s Williamsburg. [Gothamist]
Dolly Lenz’s first listing at her new firm is an $11 million UES condo. [TRD]
We’ll take the bagels: H&H Bagel’s Hell’s Kitchen factory to become events space. [DNAinfo]
Port Authority can’t find a tenant to take Conde Nast’s 4 Times Square space. [Post]
And a watchdog group says that the Port Authority’s bookkeeping is in bad shape. [Crain’s]
Tenant in Hotel Chelsea townhouse claims she’s being forced out by Chetrit’s. [DNAinfo]
Manhattan’s commercial real estate market is stronger than it looks. [Crain’s]
Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas sells Greenwich Village pad. [Realestaker]
In anticipation of SPURA, city moves to take possession of Broome St. firehouse. [Lo-Down]
A man whose love for the NYC transit system continues to land him on the wrong side of the law. [WSJ]