Final deal with Silverstein at WTC site gets delayed, Elliman lands $7M Quoque listing after court order … and more

August 05, 2010 08:00AM

1. Final deal with Silverstein at WTC site gets delayed [NYO]
2. Elliman lands $7M Quoque listing of socialite siblings R. Hunter Cushing, Hilary Cushing Block after court order [Post, 2nd item]
3. New York Fed having trouble unloading Bear Stearns’ former mortgage portfolio [NYO]
4. Heidi Klum rents Novogratz townhouse at 400 West Street while in town for “Project Runway” [Post, 5th item]
5. Non-profit group selling landmarked 100,000-square-foot upstate mansion and its 450-acre estate [WSJ]
6. Celebrities descend on Brooklyn [Post]
7. Hotelier Vikram Chatwal buys $5.4M Soho Mews townhouse [NYT]
8. Record land sale in North Haven as Corcoran’s Susan Breitenbach sells 3 acres for $12M [Post, 3rd item]
9. Blackstone-owned insurer files for Chapter 11 after housing-related losses [Crain’s]

10. Architecture, not politics, highlighted in suit over Ground Zero mosque site landmarking [NYT]
11. The Apthorp becomes Katy Perry and Russell Brand’s latest apartment hunting stop [Post, 1st item]
12. Historic but vacant Sag Harbor church sells to local artist for over $2 million [WSJ]

13. Philippe restaurant owner Stratis Morfogen lists 930 Fifth Avenue co-op for $3.5M [Post, 4th item]

14. Advocates push for city to make community gardens permanent [NYT]
15. NBC “Talk Stoop” host Cat Greenleaf talks “real estate miracles” [Post]
16. Inside the Boerum Hill rental of producer-screenwriter Jonathan Ames [Post]