Northern Union Square Park redesign set for unveiling within weeks, Barbizon 63 triplex hits the market … and more

May 14, 2010 08:27AM

1. Brooklyn Bridge renovation to turn legendary Brooklyn Banks skateboard park into construction zone [NYT]
2. $20M redesign of northern Union Square Park set for unveiling within weeks [The Villager]
3. Dakota co-op board: Butler eligible to apply to live in the building [WJ]
4. 60 LES public housing tenants live without gas in kitchens for four months [Downtown Express]
5. Scoop founder Uzi Ben-Abraham lists $3.1M Watts Street duplex [NYT]
6. Massive Barbizon 63 triplex hits the market for $15M [NYT]

7. New condos account for 84.3 percent of North Brooklyn sales [NYT]
8. Community advocates win fight to save Brownsville church from demolition [NYDN]
9. Possible move of Downtown performing arts space to Deutsche Bank building caught in bureaucratic tangle [Downtown Express]

10. Rooftop farm planted atop Standard Motors Products building in LIC [NYDN]

11. Limited-edition blueprint watches hit the streets [Mediabistro]
12. Queens charter school plans move into former Catholic school building [NYDN]
13. Four ideas for how to fix Fannie and Freddie [CNBC]