On the Market: Next Up, Parks; Atlantic Yards Gets Meditation Room, While Affordable Housing Plan Lags; Air Rights Sales Prove Variously Useful

(Flickr, Rob Boudon)

(Flickr, Rob Boudon)

All signs point to Silver (Mitchell, that is) for Parks commissioner appointment. [Crain’s]
Suburban barons rent space for company, pet care and the all-important Melrose Place effect. [WSJ]
Carroll Gardens dwellers concerned about tree identification. #GentrifierProblems. [Brownstoner]
Housing czar Vicki Been would like to see more progress on all that affordability talk. [NYP]
Forest City honors least-useful piece of community benefits agreement with meditation room. [NYT]
A brouhaha over modular restrooms breaks out in Brighton Beach. [NYDN]
Documentary explores Staten Island boat graveyard. [DNAinfo]
Hudson River Park looks to sell air rights to fund repairs. [Crain’s]
In one corner of troubled Newark, glamorous historic homes persists. [WSJ]
Times names grandest block in New York, approved by Carnegie himself. [NYT]
The D train, where Bob Dylan’s all-night girls “whisper[ed] of escapades,” is city’s dirtiest. [BK Mag]
Folks in Bushwick have some thoughts about gentrification, none of them very surprising. [Brokelyn]