FCR says Frank Gehry isn’t fired, city paying more for stadiums … and more

January 08, 2009 06:28PM

1. Forest City Ratner says Frank Gehry hasn’t been fired from the Atlantic Yards project [NYT]
2. A look at an old plan for Moynihan Station, a project still in limbo [NYO]

3.
New York City will see 243,000 more layoffs in the next two years [Crain’s]

4.
Robert Scarano-designed project at 365 Union Avenue dressed in black [Curbed]

5.
Macy’s will close 11 stores in nine states [AP via WPIX]

6.
53-story hotel coming to 835 Sixth Avenue [Curbed]

7.
Goldman Sachs’ take on the real estate market [Curbed]

8.
City paying more for stadiums [Queens Crap] and [NYDN]

9. YWCA looking for retail tenants [Brownstoner]

10.
Holiday Inn opens in Long Island City [GlobeSt]

11.
City Council Speaker favors revamping ULURP process, Manhattan Beep worries community input could end [NYO]

12.
Citi reaches deal on home loans [AP via WABC]

13.
New jobless claims drop, unemployment still rises [AP via CBS]
14. Grubb & Ellis co-founder dies and Kojaian is new Grubb chairman [San Francisco Chronicle] and [GlobeSt]
15. Fixed mortgage rate falls to record low [Bloomberg]