Re-thinking St. Vincent’s … and more

April 16, 2008 10:25AM

  1. 1. The Landmarks Preservation Commission’s chairman wants St. Vincent’s Hospital and the Rudin Management Company to give some more thought to their billion-dollar plan for a new hospital and condominiums in Greenwich Village [Sun]
  2. 2. An office tower will rise above the High Line in the
    Meatpacking District [NYT]
  3. 3. The Senate bill to stabilize the housing market will provide
    billions of dollars in tax breaks for home builders, as well as automakers,
    airlines, alternative energy producers and other ailing industries [NYT]
  4. 4. Foreign tourists, attracted by the weak dollar, are propping up New York City’s economy [NYT]
  5. 5. U.S.
    housing starts dropped in March, nearing a 17-year low [Bloomberg]
  6. 6. Seven city building inspectors have reported bribes of $45
    to $3,000 [Post]
  7. 7. John Varvatos will bring live music back to the old CBGB space
    this week, but says his boutique is not going to turn into a rock club [NYO]
  8. 8. How Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan dreamed up Moynihan Station [NYO]
  9. 9. States are experimenting with methods of preventing
    foreclosures, including emergency loans and agreements to limit high interest
    rates [NYT]
  10. 10. City Council legislation slated to be introduced today would
    force landlords to clean up moldy apartments for tenants who have asthma or
    other breathing problems [NYDN]
  11. 11. The Brooklyn Academy of Music unveils a new glass
    canopy designed by Hugh Hardy [Brooklyn Eagle]

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