Group wants special Chinatown district, Fox News correspondent buys on UWS … and more

March 04, 2009 05:56PM

1. Community groups want a special district zoning for Chinatown [NYT]
2. Demolition permit for 325 West Broadway withdrawn [Curbed]
3. City Council member Bill DeBlasio supports Toll Brothers’ Gowanus Canal plans [Brooklyn Paper]
4. Four-story residential building at 2 Lefferts Place takes shape [Brownstoner]
5. Fox News correspondent Jill Dobson buys $1.995 million condo at 243 West 60th Street [Cityfile]
6. Williamsburg’s the Edge advertises with stars and stripes [Post]
7. St. Brigid Church in the East Village won’t be torn down [EV Grieve]
8. Atlantic Yards rubble becomes art [Brooklyn Paper]
9. Renovations complete at 115 Kane [Lost City]
10. Washington Heights residents protest for building repairs [NY1]
11.
Coney Island residents have concerns about city’s rezoning plan [NY1]
12. New Jersey law firms negotiating for better space [GlobeSt]
13. Retailers might leave the Plaza [Hotelchatter]
14. Long Island to get more than $6 million in community development funds from stimulus [Newsday]
15. Economic activity down in 10 districts, Beige Book says [Reuters via Forbes]
16. Weighing the pros and cons of rent-to-buy [Forbes]
17. Commercial real estate could put additional pressure on banks [CNN Money]
18. Do you qualify for the federal mortgage rescue plan? [CNN Money]


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