Buyer of $88M penthouse is nearly revealed, new eateries enliven Downtown Brooklyn … and more

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Dec.December 16, 2011 08:07 AM
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The Gowanus Canal, a Superfund site

1. One of these Russian chemists paid the full $88M for Sandy Weill’s 15 CPW penthouse
[NYO]

2. Developers use building blogs to sell potential buyers on unconventional neighborhoods
[NYT]

3. Elevator accident exemplifies need for more new commercial construction: Cuozzo
[Post]

4. Among 19 schools city is shuttering, just one, PS 215 in Far Rockaway, is in Queens
[QChron]

5. How to find an NYC apartment friendly to large pets
[NYT]

6. Four new eateries, including Shake Shack, are headed to once-dismal Downtown Brooklyn dining scene
[Post]

7. How a man turned the Soho loft he bought in 1968 into an adventurous art enterprise
[WSJ]

8. Young families seeking large backyards and low property taxes bring new construction to Dutchess County
[NYT]

9. Upper Manhattan has become a haven for bookstores, which are going out of business elsewhere in NYC
[NYDN]

10. New businesses are revitalizing Cold Springs
[WSJ]

11. Court rules that New York can demand full restoration and cleanup of Superfund sites like Gowanus Canal
[NYT]

12. Tribeca residents push to make permanent a Hudson Street pedestrian plaza
[DNAinfo]

13. Sellers might want to upgrade their curtains or blinds before putting home on the market
[NYT]

14. More than 150 years ago, these Bleecker Street areas were reserved for the elite
[NYT]


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