Today’s Observer package on Little Europe (a.k.a. New York City) has a corollary: Europe is becoming a lot like New York, too. Witness this morning’s announcement by London Mayor Ken Livingstone and NBA Commissioner David Stern that the basketball association will open an office in the British capital in order, according to Read More
Talk about downtown office vacancies! Carl Weisbrod starts his new job as executive vice president for real estate, at downtown land moguls Trinity Church, on Monday, leaving headless the Alliance for Downtown New York, the largest business improvement district in the country.
An alliance spokesman assures The Real Estate that a Read More
OK, if you’re also having a bit of trouble keeping your attention on the local scene today, here are two things:
Tim Worstall, a British blogger, has an early sense (this link now works) of how Brits are reacting.
And here’s London Mayor Ken Livingstone’s statement from Singapore:
“This was not Read More
A city plan to remake the area around the cube sculpture at Astor Place moved into its infancy on the evening of May 19 with the tepid endorsement of Community Board 2 at its monthly meeting.
The Department of Transportation wants to make over the busy Astor Place–Cooper Square intersection, at the juncture of the Read More