Unbuilt Cobble Hill townhouse hits market for record price, RBS sells $2.1B of real estate loans to Blackstone … and more

December 21, 2011 08:34AM

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Macy’s old flagship at Sixth Avenue and 14th Street

1. LPC designates Wolcott Hotel, Macy’s former flagship and Mutual Reserve Building as landmarks [DNAinfo]
2. RBS sells $2.1B of real estate loans to Blackstone Group
[Bloomberg News]

3. Unbuilt Cobble Hill townhouse hits the market for borough record of $5.95M
[Curbed]

4. Aqueduct casino construction workers fined for skirting safety regulations
[NYDN]

5. BofA close to reaching Countrywide mortgage settlement with Department of Justice
[Bloomberg News]

6. Elevator service contracts are flawed as companies have little incentive to replace worn-out parts
[Post, 3rd item]

7. City, residents hope drug bust at Bronx housing complexes will make for safer living conditions
[NYDN]

8. LPC tells UWS candy shop to remove “tacky” pink facade
[DNAinfo]

9. Change coming to three nightlife spots on First Avenue between First and Second streets
[EVGrieve]

10. Filmmakers try to revive legendary black-owned gay bar in Crown Heights
[NYDN]

11. Alzheimer’s Association of America doubles size at 360 Lexington Avenue to 30,420 square feet
[Post, 2nd item]

12. Express Cabinets buys 200,000-square-foot Yonkers industrial center for $7.6M
[GlobeSt]