Shunned Broadway gets boutique hotels, housing market shows rebound … and more

August 26, 2009 04:51PM

1. City Comptroller delinquent on property taxes [Post]
2. Scaffolding is down at Brooklyn’s Atlantic Terminal station [Brownstoner]
3. Renderings of April Bloomfield’s new Ace Hotel restaurant, Breslin, have been released [NY Mag]
4. A once-shunned stretch of Broadway now draws in boutique hotels [Curbed]
5. High Line co-Founder named Gawker’s most eligible bachelor [Gawker]
6. Park Slope library to close for a year [Brooklyn Paper]

7. NYC owners find rental rates essential for survival [GlobeSt.]
8. Seven Brooklyn synagogues considered for historic register [Brooklyn Eagle]
9. Gaining perspective on Manhattan market [UrbanDigs]
10. Bedbugs dominate NYC real estate news [Brownstoner]
11. Benjamin James Real Estate president talks Manhattan market [Benjamin
James Blog]

12. A Tribeca triplex slashes its prices by more than $2M [WSJ]
13. The Carlton Avenue Bridge in Prospect Heights will be closed through January 2011 [Brownstoner]
14. West Harlem preservationist Carolyn Kent dead at 74 [Harlem BeSpoke]

15. Staten Island library breaks ground [SI Advance]
16. Landlords make
concessions for tenants [GlobeSt.]
17. Long Island Housing Partnership looks to fight foreclosures [Newsday]
18. Eight charged in Westchester mortgage fraud case [National Mortgage
News]

19. First NJ mansion garners National Green Building designation [Westfield Patch]

20. Home market shows “signs of life” [Bloomberg]

21. Landlords make concessions for tenants [GlobeSt.]