Dick Cavett buys on Central Park West, BQE renovation won’t start until 2020 … and more

May 13, 2009 08:08AM

1. Talk show host Dick Cavett buys Central Park West apartment for $4.2 million [NYO]
2. Jumeirah Essex House hotel workers protest hotel’s failure to pay staff $2 million in tips [NYT]
3. Fort Washington Presbyterian Church in Washington Heights becomes a landmark [NYT]
4. 12 more FDNY companies might close by the end of the year [NYDN]
5. Gotti kids blame father for the foreclosure of their Long Island home [Post]
6. Cushman & Wakefield marketing 485 Lexington Avenue for $525 million, according to the Post [Post, 2nd item]
7. Problems with public-private development deals [NYO]
8. Celebrity hair stylist moving to space in 545 Madison Avenue [Post, 5th item]
9. Donald and Shelley Rubin, who founded MultiPlan, put townhouse at 122 East 70th Street on the market for $20.2 million [NYO]
10. Renovation of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway won’t begin until 2020 [Brooklyn Paper]
11. $18 million offer will probably be accepted for Pat and William Buckley’s $24.5 million duplex at 778 Park Avenue, broker says [NYO]
12. Topshop looking for more locations in Manhattan [NYO]