Inside LPC’s massive designation proposal for Riverside Drive, U.S. commercial property prices will rise 6 percent … and more

February 03, 2012 08:00AM

1. City Island school-turned-condo gets landmark designation [NYDN]
2. Inside the mansions that anchor LPC’s next proposed district, a 39-block stretch along Riverside north of 70th Street [NYT]
3. U.S. commercial property prices should rise 6 percent in next six months [Bloomberg]
4. Inspired by Philly, Stringer proposes private fund to help struggling local businesses find loans [NYDN]
5. 3rd Ward in Bushwick gets $1.5M grant for food start-up incubator [Brooklyn Paper]
6. Struggling office market compels London landlords to convert office vacancies into condos [Bloomberg]
7. Oak Room will not reopen with Midtown’s renovated Algonquin Hotel [NYT]
8. Ron Paul says Trump endorsement is meaningless because he also supported GOP “arch enemy” Harry Reid [The Street]
9. Top Chef Dale Talde opens restaurant in Park Slope [NYDN]
10. Proposal to rezone UWS retail and discourage chains marches on [NYT]
11. Mormon church in Flushing seeks to build chapel twice as large as zoning permits [NYDN]