The Afternoon Wrap: Thursday

Will the public ever get to see the inside of A.I.G.’s Art Deco masterpiece, 70 Pine, now that the Feds have bailed the company out? [City Room]

NYC’s unemployment rate rises nearly 1 percent—the biggest month-to-month jump in 30 years. [City Room]

El-Ad Properties sues Andrei Vavilov for defamation after the Russian financier sued El-Ad last week for $53.5 million over complaints that his Plaza penthouse wasn’t up to snuff. [Daily Intel]

The city reaches a deal to acquire the land of another Willets Point business. [DWP]

Treehouses coming to Madison Square Park. [Curbed]

New York magazine disses the Bronx once again. [Boogiedowner]

Clinton Hill’s very own haunted mansion goes up for sale. [Clinton Hill Blog]

Robbery in Bushwick? Blame it on Lehman. [Free Williamsburg]

Bay Ridge fights to keep the “Green Church” alive. [Brooklyn Eagle via TRD]

Martha Stewart’s biggest New York real estate regret. [Cityfile]

The Afternoon Wrap: Thursday