On the Market: Middle Eastern Familys Offers to Buy the Plaza for $1.6 B.; Extell Hikes Up Prices at New Riverside Development; Kanye West’s Thoughts on Architecture

Kent Swig claims he was blindsided by 90 Broad Street sale. [TRD]
Mysterious Middle Eastern family offers Sahara Group $1.6 B. for the Plaza. [Post]
After Sandy: State announces more Staten Island buyouts. [WSJ]
Is this mansion on East 74th really both cozy and ornate? [NYT]
Mapping the median rents in NYC neighborhoods. [Curbed]
15 CPW prohibits feeding pigeons from windowsills, visiting pets, giving tours. [TRD]
Tribeca residents sue city over plan to move summons court to 71 Thomas St. [DNAinfo]
Extell raises prices at One Riverside Park, credits strong interest in the area. [WSJ]
Related partners with Corcoran Sunshine to sell Hudson Yards condos. [Crain’s]
Ireland to demolish 40 unfinished real estate boom-era housing developments. [AC]
It’s all in the family: residents find help in building workers’ relatives. [NYT]
Kanye West visits Harvard School of Design, calls for world to be “architected.” [AC]
Port Authority exec Richard Gladstone decamps for Trinity Real Estate. [Crain’s]
Harlem Red Lobster irks locals by adding on 18 percent tip to all bills. [NYDN]

On the Market: Middle Eastern Familys Offers to Buy the Plaza for $1.6 B.;  Extell Hikes Up Prices at New Riverside Development; Kanye West’s Thoughts on Architecture