Park Slope landmark district could be extended, CB2 rejects variance for Meatpacking District building … and more

January 26, 2009 06:34PM

1. Park Slope landmark district could be extended [GL]
2. CUNY plans to build a new 5,000-student campus in Manhattan [NYT]
3. Continuum Health Care, which owns Long Island College Hospital, puts a bunch of properties on the market [GL]
4. Architect Philip Johnson’s other glass house [NYT]
5. Micro-neighborhood BECOSMI, which stands for Between Court and Smith streets in Brooklyn, is not protected under landmarks law [Brownstoner]
6. A look at Grattan Street and Porter Avenue in East Williamsburg [Metro]
7. Brooklyn Heights preservationist Herb Kaufman dies [Brooklyn Paper]
8. State officials form a local development corporation to oversee tax-exempt bond financing for the Atlantic Yards’ Nets stadium [AY Report]
9. Community Board 2 rejects awarding a variance to GKV Architects to build a 215-foot-tall tower at 437 West 13th Street [Curbed]
10. Bank of America subleases Times Square trading floor to Mitsubishi UFJ Securities [Bloomberg]
11. Economist says no one has seen an economic crisis like this since the 1930s [GlobeSt]
12. Red Hook’s LeNell’s store, cited as an example of the neighborhood’s vitality, is in a lease dispute [Curbed]
13. Say good-bye to Socialista in Jane Hotel [Post]