On the Market: Big Nick’s Closes; Oh Look! More Luxury Condos in West Chelsea; Stringer Faces Tough Decision on Midtown East

Big Nick’s closes for good and the UWS becomes a little more soulless. [WSR]
But if you want to move there, a new crop of Apthorp units is hitting the market. [Daily News]
It has lots of new condos, but Long Island City also has growing pains. [Crain’s]
The story of Sunnyside Gardens, the anti-Manhattan. [Curbed]
Super luxury condos coming to West Chelsea, catering to international clientele. [DNAinfo]
Rents on prime Manhattan office spaces press ever higher. [WSJ]
A look at Jonathan Butler’s under-construction creative complex in Crown Heights. [Gothamist]
Commercial landlords donate land to artists to raise neighborhood profile. [Crain’s]
Chetrit files permits to turn Cabrini Medical Center residential. [TRD]
Trinity Church selects Pelli Clarke Pelli to design condo tower. [Curbed]
Broker babble alert! Developers try to market maisonettes as “mansions.” [NYT]
Stringer’s decision on Midtown East rare chance to distinguish himself in comptroller race. [WSJ]
Soup kitchen struggles to stay afloat despite Park Slope’s growing wealth. [DNAinfo]