Strikes loom at World Trade Center, MoMA Tower may still be four years off … and more

August 16, 2011 08:11AM

1. Contractors brace for more strikes at World Trade Center
[WSJ]

2. Meanwhile, Ground Zero master planner Daniel Libeskind offers thoughts on memorial
[Chicago Tribune]

3. Ten U.S. housing markets that may crash this year
[AOL]

4. Park across from the Plaza Hotel is overrun by rats
[CBS]

5. Brooklyn granny fights to keep home after becoming victim of subprime mortgage scheme
[NYDN]

6. Demand for granny flats is on the rise, according to home builders
[NYDN]

7. U.S. home building most likely fell in July [Bloomberg]
8. Ann Curry is too busy to throw out her UWS apartment squatter
[Post]

9. Jean Nouvel’s MoMA Tower may still be four years off
[Post, 2nd item]

10. Prospective 53rd Street site of Italian design museum to become a restaurant instead
[Post, 3rd item]

11. Biography of revolutionary Ethan Allen focuses on land greed
[Slate]

12. Restaurant operators want to open near Wall Street, but can’t find suitable sites
[Post, 4th item]