People trapped in homes when they can’t sell, metal panels going up at Beekman Tower … and more

February 20, 2009 05:45PM

1. Unable to sell, people become trapped in their homes [NYT]
2. Waldorf-Astoria to be modernized with makeover [Crain’s]
3. What $2.7 million gets you in Kingston, N.Y. [Brownstoner]
4. Mayor Bloomberg wants to put Hudson River Park money towards Governors Island [Downtown Express]
5. Developer Mark Kalimian buys $9.1 million apartment at the Upper East Side condo the Brompton [Cityfile]
6. Fischer Printing buildings in Union City, N.J. bought by an independent buyer [GlobeSt]
7. Metal panels going up at Frank Gehry’s Beekman Tower [Curbed]
8. In Downtown Brooklyn, 177 Concord Street gets windows [Brownstoner]
9. 718 Sixth Avenue looks finished, but no word on what it is [Brownstoner]
10. Global investment sales fell 60 percent in 2008 [NYO]
11. $42 million green housing project for ex-cons breaks ground in Harlem [NYT]
12. In Long Island City, sales delayed at the Solarium, and the Prism topped off [A Fine Blog]
13. Green condos built in Hoboken [NYDN]
14. A closer look at Obama’s foreclosure plan [Seeking Alpha] and [MSNBC]
15. Clermont Greene in Fort Greene is 20 percent sold, building representatives say [Curbed]