Atlantic Yards kerfuffle … and more

April 03, 2008 11:25AM

  • 1. Opponents of Atlantic Yards slam the Brooklyn Museum for honoring developer Brcue Ratner [NYDN]
  • 2. Developers of a CUNY dorm planned for Long Island City seek approval from the local community board tonight [NYDN]
  • 3. In Bedford-Stuyvesant, 885 homes went into foreclosure last year, up from 422 in 2004 [Metro]
  • 4. A look at living in Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn [AMNY]
  • 5. The city comptroller’s office says the Department of Housing Preservation and Development improperly supervised Mitchell-Lama properties
  • http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/03/nyregion/03housing.html
  • [NYT]
  • 6. Introducing the Venetian, the “Palazzo Chupi of Gravesend” or the “Monster on Avenue P,” where condos start at over $1 million [Curbed]
  • 7. U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson indicates the Bush administration is considering congressional plans to fight foreclosures by expanding government guarantees for mortgages [Bloomberg]
  • 8. U.S. demand for office space is falling for the first time since downturn early this decade, according to first-quarter data from New York-based Reis Inc. [WSJ]
  • 9. Why finding foreclosures is tricky [WSJ]

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