High Line postponed, work stops at 250 West 55th Street … and more

February 06, 2009 06:13PM

1. High Line postponed until June [Curbed]

2.
The Empire State Building is 20 percent vacant [NYT]

3.
Construction progresses at 4 World Trade Center [Lower Manhattan]

4.
Tour of jazz legend Eubie Blake’s former Harlem townhouse [NY Mag]

5.
Work stops at 250 West 55th Street [Curbed]

6.
Williamsburg’s 268 Wythe and 111 Kent buildings revealed [GL] and [GL]
7. Queens hospitals to file for bankruptcy [Crain’s]
8. Work has picked up at 75 Grand Avenue in Clinton Hill [Brownstoner]
9. Stock value of Apollo Investment fell today [AP via Crain’s]

10.
Andrew Fine finds buildings in Progress On West End Avenue and Riverside South [A Fine Blog]

11.
General Growth Properties postpones negative earnings release [WSJ]
12. Mets owners, S.L. Green board member on Madoff investor list [WSJ]

13.
Merrill Lynch may or may not renew its lease at the World Financial Center [GlobeSt]

14.
N.J.’s commercial market looking good for tenants [GlobeSt]
15. GFI Capital Resources buying two distressed North Miami commercial mortgages [GlobeSt]

16.
Jobless rate at 7.6 percent [Newsday]
17. Bank of America chief says no more TARP funding needed [NYT]
18. Future TARP spending raises questions [Newsday]