Early Afternoon Update

Placido Domingo buys Sutton Place co-op for just under $1 million. [TRD]

Massey Knakal listing 17-building East Village portfolio individually. More on the portfolio’s ownership history, which includes a buy and a sale by Extell, click here. [Curbed]

Retailers report their worst same-store sales since at least 1969 for November. [WSJ]

A Bronx state senator tries to shame 10 mortgage lenders into holding off on foreclosures. [NY Post]

A call for creating the Chinatown and Little Italy Historic District as part of the State and National Register of Historic Places. [Downtown Express]

Early Afternoon Update