On the Market: MAS Controversially Honors Barclays; Indiegogo and Kickstarted Get New New York Digs; Auntie Ann’s Pennsylvania Pretzel Complex

Actors spend $35 K. renovating LES factory to look like it hasn’t been renovated. [NYT]
Harlem church sells for $16.5 million, sets neighborhood p/sq.ft. record. [TRD]
Real estate dominates New York state’s political spending. [Mother Jones]
Despite a housing shortage, many of American’s homes remain vacant. [AC]
Park Slope’s Two Boots closing after more than two decades (blame the foodies). [DNAinfo]
Everyone may hate One57, but now there are only 5 units left. [TRD]
MAS erred in honoring the Barclays Center as a neighborhood catalyst. [AYR]
Dolly Lenz thinks de Blasio wouldn’t dare raise taxes on the rich. [CNBC]
Crowdfunding! Indiegogo finally inks lease for its own office at 145 Hudson Street. [Crain’s]
Not to be outdone, Kickstarter is opening its headquarters in a Greenpoint pencil factory. [Brownstoner]
Harlemites complain that Urban League relocation is displacing minority businesses. [DNAinfo]
The empire that Auntie Ann’s built is for sale, in Pennsylvania. [NYT]
Joan Rivers leads her condo board back to court to evict squatting tenant. [NYDN]
WTC’s super-expensive hallway is even more expensive than previously thought at $225 M. [NextCity]
As Montreal’s religious zeal wanes, churches find a new life as condos, spas and galleries. [WSJ]
Even as developers brace for the end of the city’s condo boom. [WSJ]
A closer look at the Ortner house, which slashed $1 million from its ask. [Brownstoner]
Broke: a growing percentage of young Americans are likely to experience poverty. [Atlantic]
De Blasio taps Carl Weisbrod, former head of Trinity real estate, to lead transition team. [BkEagle]

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