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All’s quiet on the WTC front as the 9/11 anniversary approaches, Sagaponack proposed setback rule could kill property values … and more

September 07, 2012 05:00PM

A 1946 house designed by Marcel Breuer in Hewlett Harbor

1. Famed architects have long used L.I. as a “laboratory,” according to the author of a new book on the subject [WSJ]
2. The view from the 103rd floor of 1 WTC [ArchPaper]
3. A landlord’s best option when a tenant combines units is to treat them as separate apartments [NYT]
4. Tourists are still flocking to the memorial, but little else is happening at the WTC complex [Crain's]
5. Sagaponack’s proposed setback requirement could make tennis courts impractical, thus lowering property values [Curbed]
6. City Planning approves rezonings in West Harlem, Bed-Stuy [NYO]
7. East Village’s Edi & the Wolf team to open cocktail bar inspired by Orson Welles’ vehicle [Eater]
8. And the Fat Radish team will open a third Orchard Street restaurant [Lo-Down NY]
9. How college grads are finding first NYC apartments amid rising rents and tightening vacancy [NYT]
10. 23-unit building set to rise on Skillman Street in Clinton Hill [Curbed]
11. The appeal of living in the sixth borough — Fort Lee, N.J. [NYT]
12. Bronx residents to discuss plan for Metro North expansion into Morris Park [Bronx Times]
13. While UWS community complain about their presence, homeless shelter residents begrudge neighborhood’s sky-high food prices [West Side Rag]
14. A map of New York City’s moods shows Soho, West Village as happiest neighborhoods; Midtown is just surprised [Atlantic]
15. The world’s first pizza museum is opening — and it’s not in New York City [NYT]
16. Inside the restored 1,969-acre Montana ranch owned by the founder of Kinko’s [Forbes]
17. Forget Dekalb Market: Detroit is getting a boutique hotel made entirely from shipping containers [Arch Paper]
18. Working on your game? This $12.5 million Martha’s Vineyard listing comes with a private golf course [Curbed]
19. Edward Kirkland, who has fought for Chelsea for 40 years, is taking one last stand against the Chelsea Market [NYT]
20. Sam Chandan provides updates on the state of the lending and CMBS markets [NYO]
21. A Florida family exemplifies how best to manage property gifts ahead of the expiring tax exemption [NYT]

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