Christine Quinn wins homeless shelter suit against Bloomberg, Lenz brokers $19.4M sale of Time Warner Center condo … and more

February 22, 2012 08:00AM

1. Warm weather is helping Barclays Center take shape [Post]
2. Christine Quinn prevails in lawsuit filed against Mayor Bloomberg’s policy requiring single adults to prove they lack alternatives before moving in to homeless shelters [NYO]
3. Sen. Schumer urges quick transfer of LI Army property so it can be converted to housing for homeless vets [Twitter]
4. Time Warner Center condo listed by Dolly Lenz sells to Singapore-based company for $19.4 million [IBTimes]
5. Delinquent loans decrease nationwide, could reach normal levels in about three years [CalculatedRisk]
6. Funding approved for East River park extension in Manhattan between Williamsburg and Manhattan bridges [Lo-Down]
7. Wall Street turns to supermarket lending, as Fannie, Freddie and insurers offer better rates on apartment and office buildings [Bloomberg]
8. City officials celebrate opening of affordable housing for seniors in Pomonk, Queens [Queens Courier]
9. Frank Gehry says there is a “backlash” against the shaped architecture he pioneered [Guardian]
10. West Village Peruvian restaurant Lima’s Taste files for Chap. 11 protection [Crain’s]
11. Standard East Village restaurant opens today [UrbanDaddy]
12. Gramercy Park Hotel neighbors complain about hotel’s constant parties [DNAinfo]
13. Former Pfizer plant in Brooklyn becomes food production facility for at least three companies [Post]
14. Toll Brothers reports first quarter loss as revenues decline [Bloomberg]
15. Home repair classes gain traction, even among NY homeowners in danger of foreclosure [WSJ]
16. Queens co-op president and former Council candidate rips city for property tax hike [NYDN]
17. Partnership of Thompson Hotels and JDV Hotels settles on name Commune [Twitter]