General Growth mulling South Street Seaport redevelopment again, 600 Lexington Avenue in contract … and more

April 09, 2010 08:20AM

1. General Growth mulling South Street Seaport redevelopment again [Downtown Express]
2. Mobile real estate app company sues Zillow, Trulia and others for patent infringement [Inman News]

3. 600 Lexington Avenue in contract for at least $160M; could close within the day [NYO]
4. Bushwick’s Market Hotel shuttered for operating as a music hall without a license [Brooklyn Paper]
5. St. Vincent’s asks city to divert most ambulance traffic [Crain’s]
6. Levi’s jeans exec buys Charles Schwab’s 834 Fifth Avenue penthouse [NYO]
7. Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz buys iPad in Manhattan, calls on Steve Jobs to open Apple store in Brooklyn [Post]
8. Dozens of the city’s senior centers face cuts, even closure pending budget cuts [Riverdale Press]
9. Health department cracks down on restaurants with 27 percent more forced closures in 2009 [NYDN]

10. Media moguls Dan Abrams and Dave Zinczenko to invest in new West Village restaurant [Post]
11. Australian actress Melissa George picks up Flatiron one-bedroom for $1.825M [NYT]
12. Large steel piece from the Twin Towers to be used as screen in Sept. 11 museum [Post]
13. Designer B. Smith lists 200 Central Park South co-op for $6M [NYT]
14. Donny Deutsch hosts Jon Bon Jovi, Dylan Lauren and Hoda Kotb at Trump Park Avenue rental while waiting to move into his $21 million Upper East Side townhouse [Post]
15. Sculptor-designer Sandy Starkman sells Harlem townhouse at 44 percent discount [NYT]

16. State to allow Staten Island homeowners to clear reeds to prevent brush fires [Staten Island Advance]
17. When less space is more in the Hamptons [Sag Harbor Express]
18. Distressed home sales back near January 2009 peak [The Truth About Mortgage]

19. MTV’s “Jersey Shore” to return to Seaside Heights this summer with full original cast [Gawker]


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