Economics professor debates the securitization of mortgages … and more

July 27, 2010 05:00PM

1. Meredith Corporation looks to lease 200,000 square feet at 205 East 42nd Street [Crain’s] 

2. Milly dress shop may be coming to 900 Madison Avenue on UES [Madison Avenue Spy] 

3. Still no word on when the pool will open at Trump Soho [Hotel Chatter]
4. Looking at unusual homes that defy convention [Architectural Digest] 

5. Duke Seman’s mansion at 1009 Fifth Avenue closes for $44 million [Curbed] 

6. Economics professor debates the securitization of mortgages [NYT] 

7. Congressman Rangel working on settlement in ethics case involving rent-subsidized apartments [Post] 

8. Artichoke pizza store scouting third location on MacDougal Street in West Village [NYC Food Guy] 

9. Real estate lawyer Joshua Stein leaves Latham & Watkins to start own practice [Crain’s] 

10. Downtown Brooklyn’s Barclays Center gets sponsor for private Loge box area [Post]

11. Gansevoort69 restaurant closes for two months [NY Eater] 

12. Mendez Boxing signs lease for third New York location at 60 Madison Avenue [Crain’s]