Dream of owning a home is fading, Corcoran launches Android app … and more

September 16, 2010 05:00PM

1. Dream of owning a home is fading among Americans: Fannie Mae [WSJ]
2. L’Oreal CEO Laurent Attal buys Carnegie Hill home for $1.3 million [NYO, 1st item] 

3. Move Inc. gets more leeway to redesign Realtor.com site for NAR [Inman] 

4. Upper West Side preservationists push for larger historic district on West End Avenue [Curbed]
5. Former partner in private equity firm Carlyle Group to become chairman of investment panel for New Jersey’s pension fund [NYT] 

6. Parks Department names food trucks chosen to operate outside Tavern on the Green [Crain’s] 

7. Certificate of Occupancy delays create issues at Downtown Brooklyn rental building 257 Gold Street [Brownstoner]
8. The Corcoran Group introduces its Android app [Curbed] 

9. Home sellers continued to cut prices in August: Trulia.com [WSJ] 

10. Piperlime opens up pop-up shop at Spring and Mercer streets [Twitter] 

11. Human Resources Administration gets lease at 470 Vanderbilt Avenue in Downtown Brooklyn, after withdrawing original application [Brownstoner] 

12. New Luna Park rejuvenated Coney Island, said park administrators [NYO]
13. Jersey Shore’s “Snooki” tells Ellen Degeneres she wants to move to Brooklyn [NYDN via Curbed]