On the Market: No One Wants to Be Like Manhattan Anymore; Gisele and Tom Brady Buy at One Madison Park; MSG’s Billion Dollar Renovation Revealed

Build your own mansion: the ultra-rich buy lots, then do. [NYT]
P.J. O’Rourke on the many unlovable qualities of his New England manse. [WSJ]
How ‘Manhattanization’ became an insult rather than a compliment. [New Yorker]
Scandal! Kerry Washington’s old Harlem pad hits the market for $2.95 M. [Post]
CO Architects and FXFOWLE team up to design Columbia’s new nursing school. [Curbed]
Rich people love the Hamptons and the luxury real estate market surges. [Crain’s]
Beloved, grueling Van Cortlandt Park running course in need of major repairs. [NYT]
Swedish firm White Arkitekture wins FAR ROC, after-Sandy design contest. [DNAinfo]
City amends its lease with the Met, permitting mandatory admission fees. [NYT]
Gisele and Tom Brady buying $14 million condo at One Madison Park. [Post]
New book tells the story behind New York’s murals. [WSJ]
Photos from the passageway of the WTC Path station to Brookfield. [TC]
Age of Innocence townhouse hits market for $7.8 million. [Curbed]
Will the owner of Grand Central sue over Midtown East’s rezoning? [CapitalNY]
Three ailing Brooklyn hospitals could consolidate into new, billion-dollar facility. [Crain’s]
MSG unveils its billion dollar renovation. Too bad it will be short lived! [DNAinfo]