On the Market: City Council Sues to Stall NYCHA Land Lease; Spiritual Space Becomes Newest Luxury Amenity; It’s Chinatown, Rihanna

Online auction company 1stdibs signs first lease for 51 Astor Place. [Crain’s]
City council sues Bloomberg administration over NYCHA land lease. [NYT]
Ullmans list their duplex at 15 CPW, asking an optimistic $62.5 million. [WSJ]
Flatbush and Crown Heights tenants accuse landlord of forcing them out. [NY1]
Nobody wants to live in the lesser luxury units of One57. [MichaelGross]
Neiman Marcus selling one night stay at Glass House for $30,000. [Curbed]
Founders of 5Pointz sue to block condo development from going forward. [NYDN]
Gene Kaufman-designed hotel on Maiden Lane will rise 25 stories. [BuzzBuzzHome]
Manhattan rental prices drop as sales market, Brooklyn poaches potential renters. [Crain’s]
Isn’t it ironic? The newest high-end must-have is spiritual space. [WSJ]
Rihanna single-handedly gentrifying Chinatown, renting $39K. a month loft. [NYDN]
As 3rd Ward fell into financial ruin, owner was outfitting posh Montauk spread. [Gothamist]
Where William Wegman lives with all his weimaraners in Chelsea (woo!). [NYT]
Chinese developer Greenland to take majority stake in Atlantic Yards. [WSJ]
City buys its first Sandy home from Staten Island woman whose husband, daughter. [WSJ]