The Afternoon Wrap: Tuesday

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  • Gather ’round, kids! Did you know Chelsea used to be uncool? And it was genuine. And the rich real estate was rooming houses “for Merchant Mariners on the beach for a few weeks,” and there were longshoremen. And they “deserve your respect for the work they did.” Damn, kids today! They don’t have any respect for old Chelsea longshoremen. [BlogChelsea]
  • The United States of America, surely the greenest country in the world, lectures China on building enviornmentally-sound real estate. “This is not a ‘nice to do,’–It’s an absolute must,” we told them. Patriarchy always works! [Multi-Housing News]
  • Andrew “Dice” Clay represents everything that was good about old-school Brooklyn: leather jackets, cigarettes, and yelling “I don’t care if you are pregnant, I’m not marrying you” at women in elevators. [Brooklyn Paper]

    Max Abelson

    The Afternoon Wrap: Tuesday