Restoration of St. Vincent’s approved, General Growth reports lower FFO … and more

August 02, 2011 05:01PM

1.  NY state has lost more than 1 million residents over last decade

2.  Landmarks Preservation Commission approves restoration of St. Vincent’s

3.  UES 2nd Avenue Deli to open Aug. 16

4.  New Fulton Street Transit Center entrance opens

5.  Shopping mall owner General Growth reports lower than
estimated funds from operations

6.  Chinese news agency Xinhua starts large Times Square billboard

7.  Second Avenue Subway worker sings Frank Sinatra and Bobby Darin

8.  Asian buyers targeting U.S. hotels

9.  Forty North Capital completes deal in 9 West 57th Street

10. Philadelphia, St. Louis, Chicago want to copy High Line [NYT]
11. Long Island City’s M. Wells to close, reopen at new location [WSJ ]
12. Eighth Street could use more development [Architect’s Paper]
13. First look at Karl Fisher design for 427 East 12th Street [The Local]
14. Two week long FAA shutdown to continue that has delayed airport construction [WNYC]
15. DOB moving forward with second phase of 14 Townhouses development [Brownstoner]
16. Inside the Boggsville Boatel’s “Floating Nirvana”

17. Top 10 residential buildings to store your gold

18. 489 Myrtle Avenue reopens after collapse [The Local]
19. Prospective brides unhappy about unsightly Montauk Club renovations [Metro]
20. Sag Harbor more “literary and artistic” [WSJ]