The Real Estate Desk
Officials said that the W.T.C. site could be finished by 2014. (Bloomberg)
Sticky-fingered open house guest has felony charges dismissed. (Post)
Vornado puts $1 billion price tag on subsidiary. (Crain’s)
An UWS landmark theater files for Chapter 11. (Crain’s)
Study finds far more New Yorkers die by Read More
Frights aren’t just for hiccups any more.
In Japan, those who can’t stand the unrelenting heat any longer are turning to haunted houses for relief. And the haunted house business, reports Reuters, is booming.
This year ghost houses have reported dramatic increases in visitor numbers as they tap into the Japanese tradition of also Read More
The bureaucrats at the Economic Development Corporation were doing more than their part, spending thousands on luxury travel. (NYDN)
City agencies have sold the mortgage on a Bronx tower known as “the birthplace of hip-hop.” (NYT)
Teacher’s retirement fund is in talks with Omnicom to lease a Read More
Editor’s note: We will not be blogging Monday. Happy Labor Day!
Twin steel columns from original World Trade Center back at ground zero. (Curbed)
Devonshire House ties biggest sale ever with $5.2 million deal. (Curbed)
More trouble for Moinian: foreclosure proceedings at 1775 Broadway. (Bloomberg)
Columbia wants Inwood waterfront Read More
New York Times editorializes in favor of mosque near Ground Zero. (NYT)
Poll finds New Yorkers slightly less Islamophobic than rest of country. (NYT)
A review of the U.S. Open’s culinary options. (WSJ)
Second time’s a charm. During this year’s fight for Stuy Town, tenants harder to ignore. (Read More
Former Parks commish Henry Stern really doesn’t like 15 Penn Plaza. (HuffPo)
The long-sought East River Science Park is slated to open in September, complete with a trendy restaurant. (WNYC)
Stuy Town creditors warred in court today, with no resolution, over the property. (Crain’s)
You can go camping in Read More
We always knew New York Post food critic, real estate columnist and jack-of-all trades Steve Cuozzo was a cuddly doll at heart. But rarely does he reveal that side in writing. Until now.
The Cuozz has an uncommonly sincere column in today’s paper about his struggle with Type 2 diabetes — the same disease whose Read More
Gary Malin totally stoked about Beekman Tower. (The Real Deal)
Politicians should consider appointing “viziers” instead of “tsars.” Better connotations. (Economist)
Rangel rallies in support of Islamic community center near Ground Zero. (City Room)
Dunlap revisits St. Vincent’s. (City Room)
Attorney’s attempt to end ladies nights at Read More