Mortgage companies shed jobs as home sales lag … and more

August 06, 2010 05:00PM

1. Mortgage companies shed jobs as home sales lag [National Mortgage News] 

2. Borough President Scott Stringer addresses opponents of NYU expansion [DNAinfo] 

3. Community council wants Brooklyn Bridge Park’s tobacco warehouse to remain a public, multi-use facility [Brooklyn Heights Blog] 

4. Historic preservation tax credit program gets cut from state budget [ArchPaper] 

5. New residential and commercial developments transform Long Island City [WSJ] 

6. Three more floors to be built at 300 Broome Street on Lower East Side [Bowery Boogie] 

7. West Park Presbyterian Church on Upper West Side holds bake sale to raise $11 million for renovations [DNAinfo]
8. Antiques Garage signs new lease to remain in Chelsea Location On 25th Street [NYT] 

9. 23-acre estate on market for $11.24 million in East Marion in Suffolk County [Newsday] 

10. Glenn Close sells corner apartment at the Beresford for $10.2 million [NYO] 

11. Artist Setsuo Ito to auction $11 million Water Mill estate in the Hamptons [Curbed, 1st item]