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
[DNAinfo]

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
[Harlem+Bespoke]

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

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
[NYDN]

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

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

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

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]