On the Market: Chains Stores Blanket Artisanal Brooklyn; St. Mark’s Bookstore Still Seeking a Home it Can Afford; Sinatra’s Old Penthouse Tries Staging, a Price Cut

Windsor Terrace, maybe sort of? a destination neighborhood now. [NYT]
Chain store growth shifts to the outer boroughs, along with the rest of the population. [Crain’s]
Breathless speculation continues on whether de Blasio will move into Gracie Mansion. [CNY]
Are tiny homes really a solution to cities’ affordable housing crises? [AC]
Speaking of which, is it actually a good idea to build houses out of shipping containers? [Gothamist]
5Pointz graffiti cat finds a home, the aerosol artists are still looking. [DNAinfo]
Rockefeller Foundation to lavish New York with storm preparedness funds. [WSJ]
World’s third richest man pays $94 M. for Meatpacking offices. [TRD]
Parents plead for buffers to quiet train’s clatter by Queens school. [NYT]
St. Mark’s bookstore still desperately searching for a new home. [DNAinfo]
One high end fashion boutique replaces another on Bleecker Street, the world yawns. [Crain’s]
In other earth shattering news, UES French restaurant Bilboquet moves a few blocks. [WSJ]
The horrific Brooklyn train crash that changed the New York subway system. [Narrative.ly]
Sinatra’s old penthouse hopes staging and a price cut can distract from bizarre renovation. [Curbed]
The ubiquitous Karl Fischer to leave his undistinguished mark on Clinton Hill. [Brownstoner]