On the Market: Quinn Pledges Living Wage for EDC Projects; Stop It With the Avoid-the-Ghetto Apps; Ross Swaps With Barnett to Secure ‘One Hudson Yards’

In turnaround, Quinn promises living wage for all EDC projects. [Crain’s]
Midtown Equities lands Dumbo redevelopment project, West Elm signs on. [WSJ]
What can the next mayor actually do about affordable housing? [Capital NY]
André Balazs sells majority stake in Standard Hotel. [TRD]
Private school signs $1 million lease in Brooklyn, sets off lawsuit. [TRD]
Avoid-the-ghetto mapping apps just won’t quit. [Atlantic Cities]
Crappy AMC on West 86th Street gets bad-ass make-over, plush reclining seats. [Gothamist]
Crunch follows the gentrification deeper into Crown Heights. [DNAinfo]
Crazy crushed-velvet walled apartment in the attic of the Dakota sells for $1.75 million. [Curbed]
Stephen Ross agrees to swap West Side development sites with Gary Barnett. [Post]
Is a seven-story hotel slated to replace the Boerum Hill post office? [Brownstoner]
Panic in the suburbs: Renters invade the cul-de-sac! [Atlantic Cities]
Ex-wife of billionaire J. Christopher Flowers sells UES co-op for $3 million loss. [TRD]
Bay Area tech start-ups seek hard-to-find office space, settle for what they can get. [NYT]
State program funnels $15 million into clean-tech development at Columbia, NYU. [Crain’s]
Resorting to public shaming in New Jersey to convince property owners to OK dunes. [NYT]
Battery Park turkey returns to greenwsward after a summer spent wandering. [DNAinfo]