Tuesday: Bellow of the Starchitect

  • The Starchitect’s selling power is short lived. (The Real Deal)
  • The Empire State Building has a staggering 18% vacancy rate. Actually, is that really new? (New York Daily News)
  • Apartment Therapy is turned on by bathroom fixtures.
  • The swank Blue Moon Hotel, once a très chic tenement, has reopened. (New Yorkology)
  • Halstead says that Manhattan’s apartment prices are cheaper, not cheap. (The Real Deal)
  • With talk of developing retail space in the Brooklyn House of Detention, officials discuss creating space for more inmates. Logical. (New York Daily News)
  • Tall Tales of the City: The Anchor That Hit Park Slope (The New York Times)
  • Dylan’s Candy Bar has a rodent problem. (Page Six)
  • Big-box business Wal-Mart, as an inspiration for urban planning. (the box tank)
  • The smart shopper, the online shopper, buys in a more transparent real-estate market. (Inman News)
  • Fixing up the apartment by New York.
  • – Riva Froymovich

    Tuesday: Bellow of the Starchitect