Pret A Manger expands, Park Slope church restoration begins … and more

June 26, 2009 06:47PM

1. Food retailer Pret A Manger expanding in the city [Crain’s]
2. History of the Guggenheim Museum [NYT]
3. Bruce Ratner might sell the Nets before moving the team to the Atlantic Yards arena [Curbed]
4. A look at R&B Development Group’s new hotel at 16 East 46th Street [Curbed]
5. 111 Kent taking shape [Curbed]
6. Lawsuit over architecture plan for the Brooklyn House of Detention [Brownstoner]
7. Restoration of Park Slope church begins [Brownstoner]
8. Rothschild Mansion still for sale [NYO]
9. Miller Samuel’s Jonathan Miller talks to broker-blogger Noah Rosenblatt [UrbanDigs]
10. Atlantic Yards goals, then and now [AY Report]
11. Crown Heights, Bed-Stuy residents protest homeless shelter planned for area [NYT]
12. No activity at the site of planned 12-story building in Park Slope [Brownstoner]
13. Christie Brinkley and Richard Gere trying to sell Long Island homes [Newsday]
14. Manhattan real estate transactions waste a lot of paper, True Gotham says [True Gotham]
15. Is Long Island real estate starting to recover? [Newsday]
16. Property managers nationwide have hard time finding qualified renters,
survey says [SFBJ]
17. New home orders are up at KB Home [AP via USA Today]
18. U.S. retail property sales drop 12 percent in May from prior month [WSJ]