The Afternoon Wrap: Thursday

DOB lifts a stop work order and the Hotel Chelsea gets to work renovating (i.e. demolishing) Bob Dylan’s former apartment. [Curbed]

A primo Park Slope brownstone goes condo. [Brownstoner via Curbed]

Since they work on commission, brokers often stand to lose the most cash when real estate deals for pricey properties fall through at the last moment. Just ask a broker who sold a condo at The Jasper—now slated to become a hotel. [TRD]

More on the work stoppage at Atlantic Yards. [Curbed]

On average, 769 mechanic’s liens have been filed over each of the last three months—that’s nearly double the monthly average two years ago. [TRD]

Reactions to Ravitch’s M.T.A. rescue plan roll in, and most are guardedly positive. [City Room]

How Helvetica became the standard typeface for NYC’s subway system. [City Room]

Seventeen East Village buildings bought by Westbrook last year for $97.5 million return to the market for $111 million. [BBB via BoweryBoogie]

Brooklyn party/performance venue House of Yes reopens at a new location in Bushwick after a fire closed its former home on Troutman Street last April. [BushwickBK via Free Williamsburg]

Sheepshead Bay might get a Starbucks. [Brownstoner]
The Afternoon Wrap: Thursday