Subprime crisis compared to Depression … and more

February 12, 2008 08:37AM

  • 1. Congressional reps compare subprime crisis to post-Depression era at New York hearing [Newsday]
  • 2. State needs $1 billion more for Moynihan Station [Sun]
  • 3. Trump could join old former opponent to develop $700 million resort with thousands of slot machines at old upstate Concord Hotel [NYT]
  • 4. The debate over landmarking I.M. Pei’s modernist Silver Towers [AMNY]
  • 5. Architect Robert Scarano dropped from controversial “Heavy Metal Building” in Carroll Gardens [Curbed]
  • 6. CUNY has put Hunter College’s Brookdale campus on the market, which could bring in over $250 million
  • [Post]
  • 7. Roosevelt Island’s landmarked Smallpox Hospital continues to crumble
  • [NYDN]
  • 8. A deal could be reached with Maspeth Development to save the historic St. Saviour’s Church from demolition
  • [Queens Crap]
  • 9. Hudson Companies principal David Kramer named chairman of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy board of directors [Brooklyn Eagle]
  • 10. Huntington, Long Island, named 100 Best Communities for Young People by
    America’s Promise Alliance, organization founded by General Colin Powell
  • [Newsday]
  • 11. Modernist architects have made their mark on the New York City apartment tower [Architectural Record]