Rosen buys MOMA founder’s mansion, Gehry assembles team of architects to talk shop at 1 WTC … and more

October 20, 2011 08:24AM

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The Whitney and the brownstone next door

1. Frank Gehry assembles team of architects to talk building tech at 1 WTC
[MediaBistro]

2. Mall landlord Kimco wants to sell stake in urban shopping meccas, including 125th Street development site
[WSJ]

3. State approves Bowery’s attempt at landing National Register of Historic Places designation
[Lo-Down]

4. Deutsch isn’t the only tenant reluctant to leave 111 Eighth Avenue
[WSJ]

5. Aby Rosen buys MOMA founder’s Old Westbury mansion for $3.4M
[Post, 6th item]

6. Sneak peek of under-construction final phase of High Line
[Gothamist]

7. U.S. Courts to review BofA’s $8.5B mortgage settlement
[Bloomberg News]

8. EPA explains plan to clean up Gowanus Canal
[Patch]

9. 1stdibs.com founder Michael Bruno buys $9.5M Southampton mansion
[Post, 3rd item]

10. Neighbors use LPC meeting on alterations to East 74th Street brownstones as opportunity to bash Whitney design next door
[Curbed]

11. Inexpensive ways to personalize a rental apartment
[Post]

12. Australian developer buys E. 84th Street brownstone of late Emmy award-winning writer for $3.95M
[Post, 2nd item]

13. Sales of existing U.S. Homes probably fell in September [Bloomberg News]
14. Final price of Witkoff’s 1107 Broadway was $198.7M and included building next door
[Twitter]

15. Value, speed of sale are two of four benefits to buying property in receivership
[Inman]