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Peter Cooper Village tenants demand rent breaks, a hood-by-hood gender breakdown … and more

February 11, 2013 05:00PM

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F. Scott Fitzgerald’s former villa on the Cote d’Azur

1. With laundry rooms closed post-Sandy, Peter Cooper Village residents demand rent breaks [DNAinfo]
2. JDS Development’s 202 8th Street in Gowanus (finally) hits the market [Brownstoner]
3. Developers turn to “sliver hotels” to reduce costs, follow zoning rules [NYO]
4. Hey ladies! Women outnumber men in Williamsburg, Upper West Side, according to a gender breakdown of U.S. cities [Atlantic Cities]
5. Breaking down the number of pied-a-terres at the Plaza, the Time Warner Center and other glitzy New York City buildings [NYT]
6. Investor Sol Rosenblatt lists gut renovated Soho townhouse for $10.5 million [Business Insider]
7. The ins-and-outs of the home insurance blacklist [Brick Underground]
8. Seeing Starbucks: almost half of New York City’s 1,700 coffee shops are Starbucks or Dunkin’ Donuts locations [NYO]
9. A Greenpoint church makes an unholy alliance with a real estate developer [DNAinfo]
10. A sales office for 5 Franklin Place is set to open at 104 Franklin [Tribeca Citizen, 1st item]
11. Peeking behind the door of designer David Kleinberg’s Upper East Side home [New York Social Diary]
12. Converting “lookey loos” to leads: four tips from Trulia [Trulia]
13. A Jean Nouvel-curated exhibition of office spaces opens in Milan [Dezeen]
14. The Mediterranean villa that inspired F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “Tender is the Night” could be yours for $35.5 million [NYDN]
15. Dubai’s leaders get ready for a comeback [Business Insider]

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