Local Brooklyn brokerage closes, Forest City Enterprises looking to sell stake in properties … and more

March 11, 2009 06:25PM

1. Local Brooklyn brokerage Park Terrace shuts South Slope office [Brownstoner]
2. Fair housing policies bring change to property descriptions [Urban Digs]
3. The former St. Thomas Aquinas School in Park Slope might become an arts center [OTBKB]
4. Coney Island residents don’t want a Wal-Mart in the neighborhood [Curbed]
5. Landmarks Preservation Commission approved a site for Brooklyn’s first public pay toilet [Brooklyn Paper]
6. Study says past downturns won’t tell you how far a neighborhood’s housing prices will fall this time around [Crain’s]
7. Midtown crane collapse exposes gaps in city rules [Crain’s]
8. Glass structure now connects American Academy of Arts and Letters to former home of American Numismatic Society [NYT]
9. Forest City Enterprises looking to sell stake in 15 properties [Cleveland Crib Notes]
10. Moody’s publishes list of eateries and retailers most at risk for defaulting on debt [Reuters]
11. Wait to purchase a summer house, investor Todd Sullivan says [Seeking Alpha]
12. Foreclosed properties no longer have such a bad reputation [WSJ]
13. Architect Frank Gehry turns 80 [New Yorker]
14. Foreclosures rise in February [Housing Wire]
15. Millionaire population drops [WSJ]

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