President Obama declines to comment on fate of Atlantic Yards … and more

October 01, 2009 04:51PM

1. President Obama declines to comment on fate of Atlantic Yards [Post]
2. Queensborough Community College will open $6 million Holocaust resource center [Post]
3. Bushwick Inlet Park will be built instead of unwanted power plant [NYDN]
4. IPhone application allows users to tour unbuilt New York City sites [NYT]
5. 128-block rezoning approved for Sunset Park section of Brooklyn [Gotham Gazette]
6. Crosby Street Hotel to open Oct. 5 [Hotel Chatter]
7. Actor Robert De Niro’s Greenwich Hotel penthouse has not been scaled down yet [Tribeca Trib]
8. Pedestrian plaza planned for the corners of Hoyt and Schermerhorn streets in Downtown Brooklyn [Brooklyn Paper]
9. Affordable housing in Downtown Jamaica may not be so affordable [Queens Crap]
10. Snapshot of Halsey Street between Wilson and Central avenues in Bushwick [Metro]
11. Construction at Gehry-designed Beekman continues [Observer]
12. Restoring and designing a Cobble Hill backyard space [NYT]
13. Hamptons homes for sale below $500,000 mark [Hamptons]
14. Disgraced banker James McDermott lived in $7 million mansion in Westchester County [NYDN]
15. Mortgage defaults rise in hard-hit regions [The Real Estate Bloggers]
16. Mortgage interest rates hit new lows [American Banking News]
17. Banks and insurers looking to profit from bad mortgage securities [WSJ]