The Round-Up: Thursday

Report finds significant “communication lapses” marred response to Deutsche Bank fire in 2007. [NY Times]

Paterson opens up about his first five months in the hot seat. [NY Times]

Experts express doubt over Bloomberg’s windmill proposal. [NY Times]

Windfarm developers offer more comment on windmill proposal. [NYDN]

After a five-year-old’s fatal fall down an elevator shaft, a busted elevator finally gets some attention. [NYDN]

Madison Square Park on the verge of a residential renaissance. [NY Post]

Gimme Shelter: Mike Piazza puts his $6.8 million Tribeca loft on the market to look for snazzier quarters; the Plaza gets a new tenant; a stubborn Park Ave. “mansion” finally goes to contract for $32 million. [NY Post]

Bloomberg privately considers changing legislation to allow him more time in office. [NY Post]

Rising dollar scares off foreign real estate investment. [NY Sun]

Experts “bullish” over local retail economy despite a spat of high-profile closings. [NY Sun]

Riverside Drive tenants sue their Pinnacle Group landlord. [NY Sun]

Business owners protest Willets Points plan. [NY Sun]

Williamsburg residents say demolition of 102-yeard-old Con Edison building is an environmental hazard. [NY Sun]

Housing crisis forces closure of “shelter” publications. [WSJ]

The Round-Up: Thursday