Foreclosures rise again … and more

April 15, 2008 09:56AM

  1.  1. U.S.
    foreclosure filings increased 57 percent and bank repossessions more than
    doubled in March from a year earlier [Bloomberg]
  2. 2. Compressed video of new pool and ice rink facility rising in
    Flushing Meadows-Corona Park [AMNY]
  3. 3. A property manager paved over a sidewalk flower garden maintained by tenants
    at an Upper West Side building, despite pleas
    from residents [Post]
  4. 4. The block between Broadway and
    Eighth Avenue and between West 54th-55th streets
    faces more change than most Manhattan
    blocks [Post]
  5. 5. Advertising titan Saatchi & Saatchi has renewed its lease for 819,000
    square feet at Tishman Speyer’s 375
    Hudson Street, at the corner of West Houston Street [Post]
  6. 6. Some say the government needs to solve the mortgage crisis
    because it is to blame for encouraging homeowners to buy homes with mortgages
    they couldn’t afford [WSJ]
  7. 7. The most expensive restoration of stained glass in U.S. history is under way at St. Thomas Church
    on Fifth Avenue
    in Midtown [NYT]

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