Preservation advocates push to make Tammany Hall a landmark, the Elan building is now a partial rental … and more

July 17, 2009 06:59PM

1. Preservation advocates push to make Tammany Hall a landmark [The Villager]
2. Wells Fargo exec says Obama administration’s goal of helping homeowners refinance is attainable [Inman]
3. More builders see conditions as “poor” than “good,” according to National Association of Home Builders Index [Inman]
4. Bernard Madoff auditor pleads not guilty  [Crain’s]
5. Silverstein formally rejects $1.2 billion offer from Port Authority [Crain’s]
6. Jean Nouvel’s taller tower is denied by Community Board 5 [Curbed]
7. Values have deteriorated at properties uptown [NYO]
8. The Elan building is now a partial rental [Brownstoner]
9. Brooklyn Heights Montesorri School expanding into old fire patrol station at 12 Dean Street [Brownstoner]
10. PropertyShark.com adding blog content to its Web site [Brownstoner]
11. GE’s $84 billion real estate portfolio may decide future of its capital unit [Reuters]
12. STR report shows U.S. hotel industry posting declines in all three performance measurments this week [Hotel News Now]
13. Market-rate units available at Manzione co-ops in Red Hook [Brownstoner]