Residential buildings popping up along western Canal Street, Toll Brothers to finish stalled Connecticut project … and more

December 03, 2010 08:29AM

1. Queens parking garage company connected to Rev. Floyd Flake gets charitable property tax exemption from the city [NYDN]
2. Is western Canal Street on the way to becoming a residential neighborhood? [NYT]
3. Toll Brothers to finish stalled former WCI project in Danbury, Conn. [NYT]
4. And, Toll deposits rise 10 percent on the heels of mortgage rate increases [Bloomberg]
5. Developer, non-profit team up to buy Hofstra dorms for affordable housing conversion project [NYT]
6. With Spruce Street School’s move into Gehry tower, Tweed Courthouse may fill vacated classrooms with charter school [Downtown Express]

7. Distressed home listings plentiful during NJ’s “desperate” winter [NYT]
8. New York architects Moorhead & Moorhead bring talents to Design Miami tent [Arch Paper]
9. Strategic defaults hit vacation homes [NYT]
10. NYCHA security task force to release report on safety issues, solutions [The Villager]
11. Vacation rental sites popular in the East Village [NYT]
12. Influx of trendy new bars and restaurants transform a once-gritty East 3rd Street [WSJ]
13. Emerging artists’ pop-up shop “Shiny Squirrel” hits Brooklyn [Bococa Land]

14. UES co-op in Platt’s Studio Building hits the market for $3.5M [NYT]

15. Deli on Williamsburg’s Bedford Avenue shutters after rent hike [Brooklyn Paper]