On the Market: Spike Lee’s Gentrification Rant; Living in New York and Missing the Suburbs; Canadians Scoop Up Office Tower for $575 M.

Mobile street-parking app wants a cut of New York’s parking profits. [Crain’s]
Checking out the progress on the major overhaul of St. Patrick’s Cathedral. [WSJ]
Spike Lee goes on long, amazing rant against gentrification, concludes it is all bad. [NYM]
What does architect Ismael Leyva keep at his desk? A bonsai tree, golf clubs. [TRD]
Luxury buildings offer rental deals to combat the winter blues. [DNAinfo]
Rafael Vinoly dishes on the design details of 432 Park. [Curbed]
Macy’s decides to undertake major overhaul of Brooklyn store. [WSJ]
Self-identified millennial regrets moving to New York, longs to return to the suburbs. [AC]
Canadian investment firm agrees to pay $575 M. for Midtown East tower at 450 Park. [NYT]
One57’s Park Hyatt is poised to open Aug. 28. Rooms start at an ungodly $855 a night. [Post]
Chetrit razes Hudson Yards development site on W. 37th and W. 38th, presumably for a tower. [TRD]
Like in a Bushwick mansion for $1,750 a month! (Too bad it’s on top of the JMZ line.) [Gothamist]
Rent-regulated tenants banned from gym for market-raters, apartheid comparisons ensue. [DNAinfo]
Crown Heights woman writes about gentrification, getting sexually assaulted on the street. [NYT]
Tanneries find new ways to keep skin in the game as the industry changes. [Crain’s]
Landlords’ property management symposium can’t find a landlord that people don’t hate. [TRD]

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