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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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