On the Market: Racino Takes Architectural Bet; Beating Up the Empire State Building; N.Y.U. Catches Its Breath

Solutions for a more diverse housing stock. [NY Times]

CIM closes on Turnbull & Asser, expanding the Drake Hotel/432 Park site. [Real Deal]

LPC chief Robert Tierney has preserved much—maybe too much. [NY Times]

The new Aquaduct racino gambles on architecture, but it’s ultimately a bust. [Journal]

L.A.’s buildings duke it out with the Empire State Building—on Conan. [ArchPaper]

N.Y.U. will put off submitting its 2030 expansion plan a few months until January. [Crain’s]

Superhero my [H@NK!!!!] Batman filming cause back-ups on Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge. [NY Times]

Witness, and mourn, the destruction of I.M. Pei’s once-glorious Terminal 6. [Curbed]

Gay Activists take a stand, and a seat, at Reuben Diaz’s Bronx building. [NY Post]

Hard to beat those Crown Heights brownstones. [Journal]

Rafael Viñoly’s Sundays are really boring. Just ask him. [NY Times]

Maspeth struggling to make something of a failed park. [Real Deal]

The top rental in town: $135,000 a month to live atop the Waldorf=Astoria. [Curbed]

A real urban cowboy. [NY Times]

On the Market: Racino Takes Architectural Bet; Beating Up the Empire State Building; N.Y.U. Catches Its Breath