Federally run sites (like the Statue of Liberty) in danger of closing … and more

February 28, 2011 05:04PM

1. Federally run sites (like the Statue of Liberty) may be shut down if Congress can’t pass budget [NYDN]

2. Court ruling on status of e-mail correspondence may affect real estate investment business [Bryan Ellis] 

3. A closer look at Frank Gehry’s new tower at 8 Spruce Street [New Yorker] 

4. Work stalls at planned hotel at 237 Duffield Street in Downtown Brooklyn [Brownstoner] 

5. Andrew Richardson to become CEO of real estate development company Howard Hughes [Forbes] 

6. Ivanka Trump hopes to balance real estate career with building a family [Pop Eater] 

7. Why now is the time to take out a mortgage [WSJ] 

8. Meet Alphonse Fletcher Jr., the man at the center of the Dakota dispute [NYT] 

9. Russian billionaire’s wife buys penthouse at 110 Central Park South [Curbed] 

10. Gray’s Papaya is shuttering location in Hell’s Kitchen [Grub Street] 

11. Lenders show more interest in commercial real estate, says TRD columnist Michael Stoler [Stoler Report] 

12. 11 NYC zipcodes among top 20 in nation for highest income [WSJ]  

13. Is it better to rent an apartment on a higher or lower floor? [AOL] 

14. Public Advocate Bill de Blasio criticizes city’s plan to close P.S. 114 [NY1] 

15. Frances Katzen, managing director at Prudential Douglas Elliman, opens up about New York and her West Village townhouse [NYO]
16. Chinatown Fair arcade finally closes, following weeks of rumors [Gothamist]
17. Owners put Manganaros Italian grocery and restaurant on Ninth Avenue on market for $5.3 million [WSJ] 

18. Pop art-themed pop-up diner in Midtown to be run by 15-year-old chef [Eater]
19. Home builders may be doing better than we think, housing analyst says [CNBC]