High Line opens, Julia Roberts renting at One Morton Square … and more

June 08, 2009 06:56PM

1. The first section of High Line Park officially opens [Curbed]
2. Unnamed hotel to open at 52 Mulberry Street [Curbed]
3. Google and the Guggenheim are partnering up for a design competition [NYO]
4. Jane Jacobs’ Hudson Street townhouse on the market for $3.5 million [NYO]
5. Old Chase mortgage ad is a reminder of how the housing crisis began [Business Insider]
6. Bruce Ratner to restart stalled construction at Atlantic Yards [NYO]
7. Bowery Alliance of Neighbors plans to preserve the Bowery [EV Grieve]
8. The Pierre at 2 East 61st Street has reopened [Hotelchatter]
9. Nine people from Brooklyn and Queens indicted in $92 million mortgage fraud scheme [Mortgage Fraud Blog]
10. Corporate Center at Danbury trades for $72.4 million, the tri-state area’s largest multi-tenant office transaction [Stamford Plus]
11. Almost all Long Island banks have increased their 2009 first-quarter loan loss reserves to cover problem loans [Newsday]
12. Barclays in talks with BlackRock and others to sell asset management division [Bloomberg]
13. Forest City reports narrower first-quarter loss [WSJ]
14. Banks will be able to raise loan rates nationally [Bloomberg]
15. Commercial real estate market might not crash [Realtor Magazine]
16. Julia Roberts renting at One Morton Square this summer [Cityfile]
17. Senator Chris Dodd once labeled friend of Countrywide Financial ex-CEO Angelo Mozilo [Post]
18. Economists see end of recession [MSN]
19. Men’s Wearhouse buys Filene’s Basement [Boston Globe]
20. U.S. regulator warns against reverse mortgages [CNN Money]