Cornell is interested in Roosevelt Island, the curious case of industrial N.J. … and more

July 25, 2011 05:25PM

1. Cornell announces interest in Roosevelt Island engineering campus

2. About one-third of city’s landmark districts lack street sign markers [NYT]
3. Harlem townhouse sells for 23 percent more than its asking price

4. Five years after the bubble burst, all indicators are still headed south for home builders

5. Mars Bar owner plans new establishment five blocks away
[EV Grieve]

6. Amid outrage, Brooklyn Prospect Charter School switches its temporary home to Windsor Terrace

7. Four years after breaking ground, Prospect Park YMCA pool is nothing more than a hole in the ground

8. Magnolia is looking to bring its cupcakes to India, China and Qatar among other foreign markets

9. While championing NYU’s expansion, Jim Stuckey, head of the Schack school, says development is robbing Brooklyn of its “soul”

10. Paradoxically, N.J. industrial rents and vacancy rates are both falling [WSJ]
11. Wi-Fi could come to Chelsea subway stations by year’s end [DNAinfo]