Blizzard pummels NYC transit, the Alexander hotel to become 200-bed homeless shelter … and more

December 27, 2010 08:31AM

1. Bridges, tunnels, mass transit suffering major delays as blizzard pummels NYC [NYT] and [NYDN]
2. Cuozzo: St. Nicholas Church-Port Authority dispute could throw off entire WTC rebuilding project [Post]

3. Manhattan office vacancy rate decline to move slower in this recovery, Reis predicts [WSJ]
4. UWS’ the Alexander hotel to become 200-bed homeless shelter, Samaritan Village after new SRO hotel law takes effect [NYDN]
5. Planned Jackson Heights apartment building sparks opposition for lack of green space [WSJ]
6. Q & A with Syska Hennesky Group head Cyrus Izzo [NYT]
7. Cuomo family to return to governor’s manse on New Year’s Eve [NYDN]
8. New Yorkers to Walmart: Stay in Jersey [NYT]
9. Architect of controversial Hudson Square salt shed keeps enthusiasm about salt [WSJ]
10. Still searching for a buyer, Queens’ Shops at Atlas Park celebrates it second straight Christmas season in foreclosure [NYDN]
11. The Times’ picks for the top real estate stories of 2010 [NYT]
12. Port Authority’s PATH tunnels to be covered with massive security “blankets” to guard against terrorism [Post]

13. The history of three notable Manhattan townhouses on the market [NYT]