The Round-Up: Thursday

Rangel vows to pay back taxes on his Dominican Republic villa, says he doesn’t understand Spanish. [NY Times]

A historic midtown bar gets a new look. [NY Times]

New York’s cityscape before and after 9/11. [NY Times]

A view destroyed forever. [NY Times]

Italian businessman Raffaello Follieri pleads guilty to fraud in connection with his real estate ventures. [NY Times]

With its stock falling 55 percent in three days, Lehman looks for a way out. [NY Times]

“If you see something, say something,” says M.T.A.… for the sixth time. [NYDN]

Park Slope still “the cream of the crop” for city families, and developers are taking advantage. [NY Post]

Gimme Shelter: Tamara Mellon drops $20 for Edgar Bronfman Jr.’s UES condo; Kiefer Sutherland grabs West Village townhouse for $8.2 million, $4.8 million less than its original asking price; three more Plaza pads up for sale. [NY Post]

Upper East Side family sees ideal suburb in Battery Park City. [NY Post]

The aesthetic thrills of the humble doorknob. [NY Sun]

Report card: Ground Zero. [NY Sun]

Crown Heights’ Franklin Avenue getting a taste of Williamsburg. [NY Sun]

Not a good time to be a real estate investor. [NY Sun]

Townhouses retrofitted with all the amenities of condo-living. [NY Sun]

Supply of homes available for sale in cities nationwide drops by 2.6 percent. [WSJ] The Round-Up: Thursday