Mansions in Williamsburg and Tribeca drastically price chopped, demolition resumes on remaining 26 floors at former Deutsche Bank Building… and more

November 09, 2009 05:00PM

1. Mansions in Williamsburg and Tribeca drastically price chopped [Curbed]
2. Demolition resumes on remaining 26 floors at former Deutsche Bank Building [Tribeca Trib] 
3. Grass is planted on the rooftop of the North Plaza at Lincoln Center [Curbed]
4. A bird’s-eye view of Coney Island  [Brownstoner]
5. Italian mogul Flavio Briatore cuts asking price at One Beacon Court [Cityfile]
6. Two Harlem streets named for civil rights leaders [NYT]
7. Seth Pinsky, EDC’s president, answers readers’ questions about entrepreneurship [NYT]
8. Upper West Side Apple store has opening date: Nov. 14 [West Side Independent]
9. 123 Third Avenue condo is starting to take shape [EV Grieve]
10. Freddie Mac lists mortgage insurance risk at $63 billion [National Mortgage News]
11. Charlotte Street in the South Bronx is now a suburban sprawl [CNN]
12. Real estate firm Murray Hill Properties was set to revive storied Greenwich Village comedy club before club owner died [Post]
13. More overcrowded underground NYC hostels popping up [Post]
14. Prominent real estate investor Samuel Heyman dies at 70 [Westport Now]
15. New Jersey lagged New York and Philly even during real estate boom years [Philly]
16. Illegally converted Queens home was target of city investigations [NYDN]
17. Hachette shutters Metropolitan Home magazine [Crain’s]
18. Wealthy Americans are starting to take out loans on billion-dollar homes [WSJ]
19. Housing and Urban Development to make laws against loan discrimination [NYT]
20. Treasury says no to Goldman buying tax credits from Fannie Mae [National Mortgage News]
21. Freddie Mac losses driven by credit issues [National Mortgage News]