CB4 votes on Hotel Chelsea rooftop renovations, Joseph Chetrit to develop $9.5M Noho hotel amid controversy … and more

April 05, 2012 05:00PM

1. Community Board 4 votes on Hotel Chelsea rooftop renovations [Curbed]
2. Joseph Chetrit to develop $9.5M Noho hotel [Local East Village]
3. Community groups make $10M bid to fill vacant Pfizer W’burg site with affordable housing [NYDN]
4. Ideas circulate on turning the Tappan Zee Bridge into a park [NYT]
5. Some homeowners stuck with high interest rates after participating in HARP [ProPublica]
6. Public hearings on “forced-placed” insurance to be held in May as New York expands national investigation [AP via Crain’s]
7. Crane that collapsed at 7 train site was to receive city inspection today [WSJ]
8. Cigarette to blame for yesterday’s Macy’s fire [DNAinfo]
9. Landmarked Metro Theater to get reincarnated as Alamo Drafthouse theater [DNAinfo]
10. Review of new Apple House Hunter app [NYT]
11. Are we ready to house an aging population? [Builder]
12. BLT eatery coming soon to Cassa [Twitter]