Yankee Stadium demolition underway, scariest buildings in the city revealed … and more

October 30, 2009 04:55PM

1. Old Yankee Stadium demolition underway [Curbed]
2. Drama in Bed-Stuy water shut-down saga heats up [Brownstoner] 
3. In honor of Halloween, a list of NYC’s top 11 scariest buildings [Curbed] 
4. Former church for sale in Greenpoint [Brownstoner]
5. Ground Zero arts center plans close to dwindling [NYT]
6. W Union Square hotel a default risk [Bloomberg]
7. In Hamptons, haunted houses not a hot ticket [Curbed] 
8. In the Bronx, Grand Concourse redesign ideas reexamined [NYT] 
9. So-called “big box retail” opportunities popping up in unexpected real estate [Curbed] 
10. Mass transit actually worse than originally acknowledged [NYT] 
11. The number of vacant homes in U.S. climbs slightly [Bloomberg via Realtor Mag]
12. Ferrari in talks to begin its own brand of luxury real estate [Cityfile]
13. More Fannie Mae figures show growing portfolio, rising delinquencies [Reuters] 
14. Fate of the Home Valuation Code of Conduct hangs in the balance [Washington Post via Realtor Mag]
15. Bank regulators warn of commercial real estate bust, again [Reuters] 
16. NAR says extending higher FHA loan limits good for market [NAR via Realtor Mag]