On the Market: Twitter Might be Moving to 51 Astor Place; Maybe 5Pointz Destruction Isn’t Such a Bad Thing; Construction Stalls on CityPoint

Twitter expected to sign lease on huge space at the pricey, unloved 51 Astor Place. [Crain’s]
Jed Walentas thinks that New York’s housing shortage is hopeless. [TRD]
Plan to transform Noho’s 25 Jones Street into condos gets landmarks approval. [Curbed]
Homeless man dies in Greenpoint park amid cuts to shelter funding. [DNAinfo]
Short-term housing operator Smart Apartments to pay $1 M. fee to city. [TRD]
A graffiti artist on why 5Pointz’s destruction isn’t such a bad thing. [Gothamist]
Commercial brokerage EVO plans to make the leap into retail. [Crain’s]
Kent Swig loses first round in battle to stop the sale of 90 Broad. [TRD]
Owner of Brooklyn Heights Cinema considers temporary move to Dumbo. [BkPaper]
UWS music venue 78 Below closes following landlord dispute. [WSR]
Construction stalls on CityPoint after developer allegedly fails to pay contractors. [Yimby]
Does public transportation make expensive cities more affordable than they seem? [AC]

On the Market: Twitter Might be Moving to 51 Astor Place; Maybe 5Pointz Destruction Isn’t Such a Bad Thing; Construction Stalls on CityPoint