Goldman Sachs tower rising, Ridgewood Theatre may be landmarked … and more

January 19, 2009 05:49PM

1. Goldman Sachs tower on West Street rising [A Fine Blog]

2.
Steve Roth, chairman of Vornado Realty Trust, gave $25,000 to Republican and Democratic politicians [NYO]
3. New Yorkers want to use President-elect Barack Obama’s stimulus plan to fix city streets [NYT]
4. Jacques Fages’ house is also a jazz concert venue [NYT]
5. Ridgewood Theatre may be landmarked [Queens Crap]
6. In 2007, a Barclays ad said the Nets arena in the Atlantic Yards project would be built by 2009; and is Frank Gehry still working on the project? [AY Report] and [AY Report]
7. Daycare center will take retail space at the Smith [GL]
8. An African burial ground might be discovered during replacement of Willis Avenue Bridge in Harlem [NYT]
9. New York may be losing its star quality [IHT]
10. CBRE’s Stephen Siegel created a trade group to foster investments with China [NYO]
11. Nathan’s could close with Coney Island redevelopment [Brooklyn Paper]
12. Queens borough president said development will help borough’s economy [Queens Chronicle]
13. Ace Hotel will open March 1 [Hotel Chatter]
14. Not everyone can refinance [USA Today]