The Real Deal New York

A look back at Lincoln Center’s renovation, Patrick Stewart’s starship lands in Brooklyn … and more

October 02, 2012 05:00PM

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Lincoln Center

1. A look back at Lincoln Center’s $1.2B renovation [Curbed]
2. Benchmark Real Estate pays $44 million for 101-unit Kips Bay apartment complex [NYO]
3. Together, publicly traded real estate companies are valued at nearly $7 billion [Inman News]
4. Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan suggests Mitt Romney hold a campaign rally in Downtown Brooklyn, an area that she says is “full of new Americans” [WSJ]
5. Four years ago, designer Tory Burch bought her Meadow Lane, Southampton mansion from her ex for $22.5 million; she’s just sold it (for a jaw-dropping loss) at $11 million [Curbed]
6. A guide to Bushwick’s burgers, skate park, dessert shops and more [NYDN]
7. David Blaine, the king of public, death-defying stunts, will again attempt to defy death publicly — this time risking electrocution over at Pier 54 [Mashable]
8. Chinese tourists won’t be welcome at the forthcoming hotel, being opened by the French fashion label Zadig & Voltaire [Daily Mail]
9. Patrick Stewart’s starship has landed in Park Slope; the actor scooped up a $2.5 million duplex in the famously family-friendly neighborhood [Curbed]
10. Barak Realty founder Barak Dunayer has completed his first Iroman triathlon [via Twitter]
11. Apparel company One Step Up renews Midtown lease [NYO]

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