Hollywood apartment … and more

June 18, 2008 05:42PM

  • 1. Paramount has purchased the film rights to the New York Times article about the Fifth Avenue apartment that was redesigned by architect Eric Clough with codes and puzzles to create a scavenger hunt [Hollywood Reporter and Variety via Gothamist]
  • 2. Council Member Alan J. Gerson says the proposal to redevelop Pier 17 at the South Street Seaport is “certainly not going to pass in its present form” [NYT]
  • 3. Is toxic dust blowing around the Queens West development site? [LIQcity]
  • 4. Reforms to a tax break called the Industrial and Commercial Incentive Program have been downgraded from changes that would have brought the city hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue [NYO]
  • 5. Four developments are in the works on Brooklyn’s Carroll Street, between 4th and 5th avenues [Brownstoner]
  • 6. A look at living in Gramercy [AMNY]

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