State and federal officials propose overhaul of mortgage practices … and more

March 07, 2011 05:15PM

1. Buyers still favor historic older buildings over new construction [NYT]
2. Rising prices kill off vendors at New Fulton Fish Market [Crain’s]

3. City lists Sutton Place and eight more units at auction [Malcolm Carter]

City officials considering selling naming rights for Brooklyn Bridge Park [Post]

5. A look at the Dakota in the 1890s [Gothamist]

6. State and federal officials propose overhaul of mortgage practice [WSJ] 
7. Governor Cuomo nominates Julie Shimer to chair Empire State Development Corporation [Gotham Gazette]

8. Chronicling the history of the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, which was destroyed on Sept. 11 [NYO]

9. Pair of units at UWS building the El Dorado combined into $13.4 million listing [Curbed]

10. Community groups trying to fix New York City’s trash problem by installing self-compacting bins [Smart Planet]

11. Defying national housing slump, Aspen home prices are rising [WSJ]

12. Jeffrey’s Meats closes at Essex Street Market [Lo-Down]

13. Royal York cond-op on UES secures $24M co-op mortgage and $1M unsecured line of credit [NYO]