Prospective Union Square hotel stalled indefinitely, WTC controversy hits national audience … and more

February 18, 2010 04:48PM

1. Stuyvesant Heights Historic District named among best brownstone neighborhoods [This Old House]
2. Internal memo shows evidence Atlantic Yards economic benefits improperly exaggerated [Atlantic Yards Report] 

3. Nine-story Fort Greene rental building hits market [Brooklyn Eagle]
4. Nolita residents fear glut of Shake Shack patrons clogging streets [Villager]
5. Construction before and after: revealed [Restless]
6. Prospective hotel on corner of 13th Street and Fourth Avenue stalled indefinitely [A Fine Blog]
7. Apartment dwellers with DIY skills stretch dollars [TONY]
8. WTC controversy hits prime time [Curbed] 

9. Bronx now named least-healthy living environment in New York state [NYDN]
10. Central Park carousel operator ousted by city [Post]
11. Robert Knakal dissects Brooklyn, the Bronx and Queens [NYO]
12. Brooklyn Kitchen plans sale and move out of Williamsburg [Grub Street]
13. Builders still paying too much for land, critic says [Builder Online via Patrick.net]
14. Five reasons why one should not expect another boom this decade [Doctor Housing Bubble]
15. The home may be foreclosed, but you’re not: why leasers can’t get evicted from distressed pads [CNNMoney]