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

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

4. Aqueduct casino construction workers fined for skirting safety regulations

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

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

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

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

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