Trinity unveils rezoning plan for Hudson Square, St. Ann’s Tobacco Warehouse takeover gets the OK … and more

February 16, 2011 08:27AM

1. Trinity unveils rezoning plan for residential development in Hudson Square [Crain’s]
2. 9.2 percent of Manhattan apartments sold at above ask last month [Curbed]
3. Zamperla to offer 2011 leases to the eight Coney Island businesses still fighting eviction [ATZ]
4. National Park Service OKs St. Ann’s takeover of Tobacco Warehouse, but local group vows to continuing fighting [Gothamist]
5. Karl Lagerfeld decides not to sell 50 Gramercy Park North condo, bars real estate press from showcasing event [Curbed]
6. Midtown South development site hits the market, expecting around $70 million [Crain’s]
7. Barbara Corcoran “Today” show gaffe: tells caller to “get a gun and kill the guy” who’s ruining property values in the neighborhood [NYO]
8. West Village’s Jane Street Triangle slated for renovations [Village Confidential]
9. Time Warner Center condo goes for less than June 2008 sale price after two years on the market [NYO]

10. New York metro area’s African-American population diminishing as blacks move south [AP via Crain’s]
11. Danny Meyer’s new Whitney restaurant to be called “Untitled” [NYO]

12. 7-Eleven coming to Inwood? Residents hope so [DNAinfo]

13. Billionaire Glenn Dubin sells 1010 Fifth Avenue duplex for $13.75M [NYO]
14. Magic Johnson’s development company defends 20 Henry Street construction site safety, fail to secure fence [mcbrooklyn]
15. Obama would cut mortgage interest tax deductions for the wealthy under proposed budget [CNN Money]

16. Inside the Captain Barnes mansion in Staten Island [Village Voice]
17. Queens pol comes out against renaming of Queensboro Bridge for Ed Koch [NYT]
18. Housing Authority Superintendent sues over boss’ verbal abuse that made him vomit [Post]