Riverdale’s Solaria markets itself as “North of Manhattan,” big law firm leases dominating the office market … and more

March 28, 2011 08:29AM

1. Queens Beep Helen Marshall backs RKO Keith’s redevelopment proposal [YourNabe]
2. Riverdale’s Solaria sheds Bronx label, markets itself as “North of Manhattan” [Curbed]
3. Carmen Marc Valvo’s Majestic co-op gets $1.85M price chop [NYT]
4. Census will cause shift in city’s political and economic power balance [Crain’s]
5. Where the starchitects live [Curbed]
6. Construction workers union clashes with contractors as negotiations near [Crain’s]
7. Private companies say they can fix public schools’ PCB problem faster and cheaper than city estimates [NYDN]
8. Billionaire and Trump for Prez backer Stewart Rahr moves into office space two floors below the Donald’s [Post]
9. Paul Goldberger: the High Line “turned out better than anyone had imagined” [National Geographic]
10. Big law firm leases dominating the Manhattan office market [Crain’s]

11. Mulberry Street Bar “closes for renovations” after permits expire [Gothamist]

12. New, extra-glassy brownstone planned for Cranberry Street in Brooklyn Heights [Brooklyn Heights Blog]

13. Critic says Related’s new MiMA project’s exterior “falls short of the building’s ambition” [WSJ]

14. MTA’s possible bus garage move from Greenpoint to Maspeth sparks battle between neighborhoods [Crain’s]

15. Hotel Girffou designer Jesse Keyes to create new eateries at Cassa Hotel and One Seventh within the next six months [NYDN]
16. Corcoran’s Brooklyn SVP on why the borough is drawing more Manhattanites lately [YouTube]