Case-Shiller shoots down … and more

March 25, 2008 05:50PM

  • 1. The S&P/Case-Shiller index shows New York’s single-family homes have dropped 5.8 percent in value over the past year [WSJ]
  • 2. Signs of easing of the credit crunch could spur false hope [Urban Digs]
  • 3. Community board calls Toll Brothers’ planned development on Gowanus Canal “overwhelming compared to the surrounding built environment” [Gowanus Lounge]
  • 4. The Edge in Williamsburg has a soft launch and tries a “Live here or die” slogan on Facebook [Curbed]
  • 5. The Municipal Arts Society plans a web-based Atlas of Community-Based plans for New York City [NYO]
  • 6. Historic Ridgewood theater in Queens stops showing movies for first time since it opened in 1916, and there’s no word about whether it’s being considered for landmarking [NYDN]
  • 7. A look at the city’s tiniest houses [Gothamist]
  • 8. Speedos and Toll Brothers collide at Northside Piers [Brownstoner]
  • 9. City Planning Commission now requires all new developments and big renovations to plant street trees [NYT]
  • 10. Four Brooklyn neighborhoods see sales drop 64 percent over the past six months [Crain’s]