Crown Heights condo development re-enters the market, David Walentas explains “Dumbo” origins … and more

January 25, 2010 04:58PM

1. Eight homeless after contractor damages home in Stuyvesant Heights [NYDN]
2. Crown Heights condo development at 892 Bergen Street re-enters the market [Brownstoner] 
3. New mobile park, complete with plants and trees, spotted outside Cooper Union [EV Grieve]
4. Coach to move into 370 Bleecker Street location [Racked] 
5. Century-old cottage in New Castle to be saved from wrecking ball by moving across town [NYT]
6. Brooklyn Council member Brad Lander set to chair the Landmarks, Public Siting and Maritime Uses committee [Post via Brownstoner]
7. Community protests proposed closure of Brooklyn vocational high school [Gotham Gazette]
8. Possible firehouse closures prompt safety concerns [NYDN] 
9. David Walentas, head of Two Trees Management, explains origins of “Dumbo” nabe name [NYT]
10. Freddy’s Bar eminent domain protest garners national attention [New Yorker]
11. Incidents of reported mortgage fraud taper off, finally [Inman]
12. Online programs aim to help refi process [NYT] 
13. Famed architect Bernard Tschumi turns 66 [Cityfile]

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