On the Market: Axl Rose Is a Great Absentee Tenant; All the Businesses that Vanished Under Bloomberg; Stephen Cohen Drops Price of Beacon Court Pad to $98 M.

Looking back at the unfulfilled promises made by Bloomberg. [WSJ]
But he did rename six streets and intersections on his way out. [WNYC]
Luxury condo developers increasingly insist on starchitects. [NYT]
Crime may be down citywide, but Brownsville has yet to see results. [Crain’s]
But it was Jamaica, Queens had 2014’s first homicide. [DNAinfo]
Axl Rose is the best absentee tenant ever. [NYM]
All the establishments that shuttered during Bloomberg’s reign. [VanishingNY]
Chinatown besieged by an influx of yuppies, rising rents. [VOA]
Stephen Cohen drops price on Beacon Court duplex to a mere $98 M. [NYDN]
Stephen Meringoff sells his $8 M. maisonette at 1 Beekman. [TRD]
Underground economy: the MTA seeks tenant for tiny shop in Fort Greene. [DNAinfo]
Taxidermy time! The ark of Borough Park hits the market for $995,000. [NYT]
Staging is pretty ineffective, but try telling that to brokers. [WSJ]
Ben Shaoul to develop Kips Bay dorm for the School of Visual Arts. [TRD]
Funding secured for mixed-income residential tower in Downtown Brooklyn. [Crain’s]
No day in the park: De Blasio vows to imminent end horse-drawn carriages. [NYDN]