The Afternoon Wrap: Monday

Paterson lambasts progress at Ground Zero. [City Room]

The best real estate deal of all time? [Curbed]

Floorplans to Herzog & de Meuron’s Jenga-crazy 56 Leonard. [Curbed]

Brighton Beach condo’s downfall reveals the dangers of a tight housing market. [TRD]

Brooklyn’s own “living fossils.” [McBrooklyn via City Room]

If Dems take power in Albany this November, the state’s eminent domain laws could be changed. [NY Sun via Queens Crap]

Bay Ridge’s Green Church finally meets its maker. [Brownstoner]

Tenants at the historic Greenpoint Home for the Aged organize against harassing landlord. [NAG via Brownstoner]

A beloved Billy-burg bar at death’s door? [INSIJS]

The Afternoon Wrap: Monday