More spinning to come … and more

July 17, 2008 05:36PM

  • 1. Another developer, Time Residences, wants to build spinning skyscrapers [Curbed]
  • 2. New sports stadiums don’t always bring new jobs [WSJ]
  • 3. Thor’s “Summer of Hope” at Coney Island is fizzling out [Gowanus Lounge]
  • 4. Lincoln Center’s Harmony Atrium between West 62nd and 63rd Streets has been redesigned as a “theatrical garden” [NYT]
  • 5. Renderings appear for Rockrose’s East Coast 4 in Long Island City [A Fine Blog]
  • 6. A trolley next to the Brooklyn Lyceum on Fourth Avenue has been dismantled to make way for a 12-story, 40-unit structure [Brooklyn Paper]
  • 7. The developer of a Carroll Gardens condo building at Smith Street and Second Place remains unfazed as the city prepares to shut down the project [Brooklyn Paper]
  • 8. Greenpoint residents are upset about the removal of crosses and stained-glass windows from a church that is being converted to condos [Brooklyn Paper]
  • 9. The glassy BCRE hotel is taking shape on Grand Street in Soho [Curbed]
  • 10. The feds aren’t going to bail out the MTA’s troubled Fulton Street transit hub [NYDN]
  • 11. The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce honors 17 new designs in the borough tonight [Brownstoner]
  • 12. Another hotel is coming to Downtown Brooklyn, a 14-story, 247-unit lodge at 300 Schermerhorn Street [Brownstoner]