State reviewing infrastructure after New York earthquake, few remaining walk-up bargains in Manhattan … and more

August 23, 2011 05:10PM

1. State reviewing infrastructure after earthquake shakes New
York buildings


2. In more earthquake news, vibrations were felt at Gehry Tower, Hearst Tower, IAC Tower [Curbed]
3. And the federal courthouse sways in Manhattan during earthquake

4. But there is no structural damage in in NYC, FDNY says

5. Revealed: engineers had warned of overdue earthquake in NYC

6. BofA’s shares drop again
[LA Times]

7. Meanwhile, BofA disputes blogger claim of $200 billion gap [WSJ]
8. List of failing banks shrinks for first time since 2006
[CNN Money]

9. Hotel Americano in Chelsea taking reservations for September 5

10. 40 Bond facing foreclosure, cited in musician Sly Stone’s lawsuit

11. New York real estate in Woody Allen films

12. Bloomberg praises Steiner Studios, 23 TV shows filming in
NYC, but film commissioner says there are no gritty neighborhoods left for filming [NYT]
13. Landlord wins in Harlem/Roosevelt Island submetering dispute

14. Homeowners opting for mini-renovations over large renovations

15. Gentrification pushing African-Americans out of cities
[New America Media]

16. Spencer Gifts to open in Noho

17. Eviction suspended for elderly Bed-Stuy resident

18. Lambda Legal leases 20,000 feet at Wall Street

19. Converted rental at 111 Kent in Williamsburg to have zen garden

20. Japanese influenced compound on Shelter Island

21. Tory Burch’s oceanfront home in Southampton drops by $3 million