Architect picked for Moynihan Station, firehouse closure decision postponed for state budget announcement … and more

May 17, 2010 04:58PM

1. Architecture firm Skidmore Owings & Merrill selected for Moynihan Station [Crain’s]
2. Hersha optimistic on hotel recovery [WSJ]
3. Possible firehouse closures contingent on state budget decisions, city officials say [NY1]
4. Equinox gym signs 20,000-square-foot lease at former East Village Tower Records location [NYO]
5. Battery Park City residents riled over Tyra Banks’ noisy renovations [Post]
6. Swatch emerges as only retailer to survive the first round of bidding on Takashimaya’s Fifth Avenue building [Crain’s]
7. Stakes are high for rental guarantors [NY1]
8. A peek inside Michael Bolla’s luxury rental conversion at 436 West 20th Street [NYMag]
9. Preservationists rally for Brooklyn Navy Yard [NYT]
10. A cottage in FiDi? [Crain’s]
11. Goldman Sachs insider dishes on new 200 West Street digs [Architizer]
12. Macaulay Culkin’s childhood apartment on the market for $899,000 [NYMag]
13. Bronx social services center to see size of facility triple [NYT]
14. Uma Thurman’s Greenwich Village townhouse hits the market at $14.2 million [Curbed]
15. Famed East Side eatery Gino’s to close at the end of the month [NYT]
16. Jersey City buildings evacuated after crude gas bomb discovered [1010Wins]
17. Despite limited golf course access, Columbia team improvises — and wins [NYT]