U.S. housing starts rise slightly in November … and more

December 16, 2010 04:47PM

1. U.S. housing starts rise slightly in November after decline, Labor Department says [USA Today]
2. Brooklyn Flea to divide time between Fort Greene school yard and Williamsburg’s the Edge [NY Mag] 

3. American Express gives $100,000 to Ellis Island Group for historic building restoration [NYT] 

4. Kent Avenue workers get jobs back at Williamsburg rental complex [Brooklyn Paper]
5. Local leaders nearing agreement on future of Seward Park Urban Renewal Area [NYT] 

6. Cooper Union opens dorm on Third Avenue in East Village for summer rentals to students [DNAinfo] 

7. As home values decline, recovery seems uncertain for 2011: CoreLogic [National Mortgage News] 

8. Second new building rising on Vanderbilt Avenue in Fort Green [Brownstoner] 

9. Are you buying into a good neighborhood? [Smart Money] 

10. A look at FiDi’s new ice skating rink at W Hotel [Curbed] 

11. Mayors’ group calls for state to offer mandate relief before considering property tax cap [Newsday]
12. More problems ahead for Stuy Town tenants [Post]
13. $60M penthouse at the Mark on the UES is back on the market [Curbed] 

14. New Owner of South Street Seaport revives development talks [DNAinfo]
15. Plans revealed for new Carlton Mews in Fort Greene [Brownstoner]