Macklowe holds out hope … and more

February 20, 2008 08:15AM

  • 1. Harry Macklowe looks for an equity partner that will let him keep control of the General Motors Building [Post, final item]
  • 2. Federal safety regulators charge contractors who were dismantling the former Deutsche Bank tower with serious safety hazards that that led to a fatal fire there [NYT]
  • 3. The Port Authority finished its excavation of the World Trade Center site after incurring $14.4 million in late fees [NYT]
  • 4. U.S. housing starts near the lowest level since 1991 in January [Bloomberg]
  • 5. City will issue almost 25,000 homeowners with notices threatening liens on their properties unless they pay water and property-tax bills within three months [Sun]
  • 6. Hotelier Jonathan Tisch, co-owner of the New York Giants, reflects on time as chairman of city’s NYC & Company [NYO]
  • 7. Young East Village bar owner fights for liquor license [NYO]
  • 8. Public review of massive Willets Point redevelopment to begin next week [NYO]
  • 9. SurroundArt hires Steven Kratchman Architect PC for new green Museum Resource Campus at the Brooklyn Navy Yard [GlobeSt.]
  • 10. Yale University plans two new residential colleges that will cost $600 million [Sun]
  • 11. Who will pay a record $64 million for the Henry T. Sloane Mansion on East 68th Street? [NYDN]