Calvin Klein’s Hamptons mansion being torn down, Arby’s design plan rejected … and more

May 20, 2009 07:29PM

1. Calvin Klein’s Southampton castle being torn down [Newsday]
2. 108-room Wyndham Garden Hotel rising on the Bowery [EV Grieve]
3. Brooklyn Heights Association wants to create Borough Hall Skyscraper Historic District [Brownstoner]
4. Construction continues at 235 Gold Street [Brownstoner]
5. Coney Island History Project center opens next Saturday [Brownstoner]
6. Arby’s interior design plans for landmarked 374 Fulton Street sent back to the drawing board [Brownstoner]
7. Dock Street development dispute to be heard at meeting tomorrow [McBrooklyn]
8. Doug Gabriel, founder of Rosa Mexicana, pays $1.9 million for apartment at the Bromley [Cityfile]
9. Marc Juris, general manager of truTV, pays $2.8 million for three-bedroom condo at 133 West 22nd Street [Cityfile, 2nd item]
10. Dispute between Port Authority and Silverstein over the World Trade Center redevelopment continues [SI Advance]
11. Truffles Tribeca doesn’t have certificate of occupancy [Curbed]
12. Study finds tax credit will spur home sales and economy [WBNG]
13. Tishman Speyer Properties seeks buyers for five California locations [Bloomberg]
14. US skyscrapers being sold for cheap in light of the market [AP]
15. Canarsie Cemetery having trouble finding a buyer [NYT]
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Construction halted at Brooklyn’s tallest building, 111 Lawrence Street, after worker fell several stories [Brooklyn Paper]
17. Historic Maplewoods police headquarters to be torn down and replaced with market-rate housing [NYT]
18.
South Orange historic landmark to be sold to private developers [NYT]