The Round-Up: Wednesday

Between the Bricks: Land lease under 1627 Broadway sells for $26 million; unsightly Durst building to be refurbished. [NY Post]

New York Community Bancorp turns down federal monies. [NY Post]

M.T.A. to face public hearing tonight. [NY Post]

Coney Island redevelopment ideas amassed from the public by Municipal Art Society to be displayed. [NY Post]

New Yankee Stadium becomes a political liability for Mayor Bloomberg. [NY Times]

Pace of Manhattan store closings to pick up in February, experts say. [NY Times]

U.S. attorney’s office sues five theater district hotels, accusing them of violating Americans with Disabilities Act. [NY Times]

Model of original trade center towers to return to ground zero. [NY Times]

Joe Moinian’s headaches: recently missed part of a mortgage payment for 60 Madison, owes other money. [NY Times]

Grubb & Ellis co-founder Harold Ellis dead at 77. [NY Times]

Owners and developers of apartment complexes face fresh hurdles in the downturn. [WSJ]

Israeli pension funds that helped Lev Leviev invest now share his pain. [Bloomberg] The Round-Up: Wednesday