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Matt Chaban left Crain’s for The Daily News, where he started this week as the real estate editor on the features desk. Mr. Chaban covered real estate for The New York Observer before leaving these salmon-colored pages for Crain’s New York in January.
Although the bow-tied reporter was only at Crain’s for a short amount of time, he had nothing but nice things to say about the publication. And this one. And his new one (he started yesterday).
Our invitation to 10-story hotel and 33 floors of residential above that. We reached out to the creators, ubiquitous architects-of-record SLCE, but received no comment.
This offers a snatch of that far-off era called Early 2008, when ambitions for the site were at their most staggering. These drawings, according to a source knowledgeable with Read More
Bringing bin Laden to justice “vindicates all the work we’re doing in rebuilding.”
–David Childs, chief architect at 1 World Trade Center, speaking to Steve Cuozzo [via Matt Chaban]
Don Imus’ interview today with Rep. Anthony Weiner provides more fodder for Matt Chaban’s obsession with iodine consumption and nuclear disaster:
Imus: Finally, Governor Cuomo‘s concerned about Indian Point, are you? The nuclear facility.
Weiner: This is a good moment for us to take a look at the safety of all these Read More
I don’t know if I’d go as far as real estate reporter Matt Chaban does in describing Aron Namenwirth of Williamsburg, who says the rezoning (and subsequent development and higher rents and taxes) of his neighborhood is forcing him out of his Williamsburg loft.
But Chaban does point to an under-reported angle in one of Bloomberg’s signature Read More