Cuomo OKs new UN facilities, Borders is dead … and more

July 18, 2011 05:22PM

1. Cuomo allows UN to build new facilities on public park land on First Avenue and East 41st Street
[GlobeSt]

2. Study finds that last year’s $8,000 homebuyer’s tax credit raised average home prices by $8,000
[WSJ]

3. Another hotel is coming to Nolita, this time to 197 Mott Street
[Curbed]

4. Bloomberg wants Seaport Museum to secure private funding
[WNYC]

5. Aesthetically pleasing Red Hook Initiative provides relief in appearance and purpose for Red Hook Houses
[WSJ]

6. Center for Architecture celebrates 200th anniversary of NYC grid with exhibition of city maps dating back to 1609
[MetropolisMag]

7. 375-square-foot Governors Island treehouse proves popular
[DNAinfo]

8. Presenting real estate listings from some of the world’s most expensive cities
[Curbed]

9. Multi-family development continues to boost an otherwise poor market for new construction
[WSJ]

10. Oppenheimer & Co. leases 270,000 square feet at 85 Broad Street[Post]
11. After seven months, Kelsey Grammer’s $30K per month 15 CPW rental finds a new tenant
[NYDN]

12. Shake Shack in Westport, Conn. is opening Wednesday
[Daily Westport]

13. Weiner returned campaign donations to Aaron Malinsky and Ben Zion Suky in March
[NYDN]

14. Borders’ 399 remaining stores will close
[Gawker]

15. Lipstick Building listing agent Newmark Knight Frank commissions interior makeover
[Curbed]

16. First two floors of Ukrainian Congress Committee of America are for lease
[EV Grieve]

17. Gov. Christie restores $139M of financing to N.J.’s poorest cities
[WSJ]

18. UWS Council member suggests renaming neighborhood “Land of Nine Lives” after three recent incidents in which people or animals fell and survived
[Post]

19. Ivanka Trump names newborn Arabella Rose [NYDN]