Yonkers waterfront development plans on hold, Fort Independence Park eyed for landmarking … and more

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May.May 13, 2010 05:04 PM

1. With Condé Nast in the house at 1 WTC, “Si Town” or “Vanity Lair”? [NYO]
2. City Council upholds UWS church’s new landmark status [NYT]
3. Yonkers waterfront development plans on hold [WSJ]
4. Queens Library targeted by Bloomberg budget cuts [NYDN]
5. Caught on camera: Donald Trump proving to Ryan Seacrest that his hair is real [Softpedia]
6. Throgs Neck landlord, 75, has been missing for over three weeks [NYDN]
7. Stuy Town tenants look to CalPERS for help buying complex [Crain’s]
8. Red Hook parents issue another appeal to oust PAVE charter school from P.S. 15 space [NYDN]
9. The logistics of a home office-to-nursery conversion [NYT]
10. Dumbo Farmers’ Market moving to Pearl Street Triangle plaza [Post]
11. Bronx’s Fort Independence Park eyed for landmarking [Riverdale Press]
12. Madoff penthouse deed filed with the city [Curbed]
13. Queens residents rally in protest against firehouse closings [Queens Courier]
14. AIDS advocates divided over non-profit’s planned Hudson Yards move [WSJ]
15. “Qualified mortgages” now exempt from 5 percent risk retention in Senate financial overhaul bill [National Mortgage News]
16. Kings College sublets School of Visual Arts LES dorm space [Crain’s]

17. 30-year mortgage interest rate hits lowest level so far this year [National Mortgage News]
18. Long Island sees uptick in April foreclosure filings [Newsday]

19. FHA predicts reserve fund improvement by year’s end [National Mortgage News]

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