Crane inspector arrest … and more

June 09, 2008 10:03AM

  • 1. More on the arrest of the city’s top crane inspector, James Delayo, for allegedly taking bribes [NYDN] and [NYT]
  • 2. Brokers are telling homeowners who want to resell to use simple layouts, basic colors and big-name appliances [NYT]
  • 3. The Hamilton Grange National Memorial, Alexander Hamilton’s historic home, was moved to a new location in St. Nicholas Park facing West 141st Street [NYT]
  • 4. State Sen. Eric Adams said buildings must be built to prevent people from climbing, following last week’s climbs of the New York Times Building [Post]
  • 5. Five firms will compete on a design for the $1 billion boulevard and park to be built in the middle of the Hudson Yards development [Post]
  • 6. Upper East Side residents are lashing out against the city banners that fly along Park Avenue [NYT]
  • 7. The second life of a turntable is under scrutiny in the Upper East Side crane collapse [NYT]
  • 8. The newly-landmarked Calvert Vaux-designed red-brick building at 307 East 12th Street in the East Village has been a home for orphaned girls and a quack [NYT]
  • 9. A corner of Chinatown has become a bustling, competitive hub, thanks to cheap Chinatown buses [NYT]
  • 10. A new online venture from cultural history group City Lore and design studio Local Projects will create a detailed map of the city’s history [NYT]

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