On the Market: South Street Seaport Plan to Get Extra Scrutiny; Healthy Development Hindered by Bloombergian Downzonings; Bed-Stuy’s Gentrification Hastened by New Wave of Businesses

Spanish art foundation lists historic East 38th St. stable for $10 M. [Crain’s]
Long Island developer and political patron Gary Melius shot outside his castle. [NYT]
Kristin Wiig lists disappointingly dull Soho loft for $2.6 M. [Curbed]
Howard Hughes Corp. agrees to additional community scrutiny for South Street Seaport plan. [WSJ]
How Bloomberg’s massive legacy of downzoning will greatly hinder the city’s growth. [CNY]
Restaurant and bar owners rush to speed Bed-Stuy’s gentrification. [DNAinfo]
Landlords fight back against Cuomo’s new tenant protection laws. [WSJ]
Widely lauded design-build law set to expire; unions challenging renewal. [Crain’s]
If Alec Baldwin is ditching New York, that means he’ll be selling his mini real estate empire? [Curbed]
Roaming through the decrepit Fort Tilden, may we swim there again someday. [Gothamist]
Disgruntled Art Students League members are now suing to stop Extell’s cantilever. [TRD]
The post-Olympic development hangover looks to be particularly painful in Sochi. [AC]
Bushwick landlord tries to forces tenants out of rent-stabilized units with interior demolition. [NYT]
The final penthouse of Jenga-like tower 56 Leonard hits the market for $18.75 M. [Curbed]
Greenpoint video store Photoplay closes, dooming yet another neighborhood to Netflix. [DNAinfo]
W.V. developers demolishing community, but at least they’re building contextually-sensitive condos? [NYT]

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