East Side townhouse with storied ownership hits market for $20M, a rare argument in favor of a Park Slope Hooters … and more

May 04, 2012 08:00AM

1. East 63rd Street townhouse with a storied ownership history hits market for $20M [NYT]
2. Ally Financial will place residential mortgage unit in bankruptcy in next few days [Post]
3. A rare argument in favor of Hooters in Park Slope [NYDN]
4. Modernist architect Paul Rudolph’s government center in Orange County, N.Y. gets rescued from bulldozers [NYT]
5. Mapping the NYC buildings where great literature was written [Curbed]
6. How to decide whether to to place your real estate in a trust or an LLC [Reuters]
7. Fort Greene’s Fowler Square begins pedestrian plaza transformation [Brownstoner]
8. Adina Azarian’s motto: “Fake it until you make it” [NYDN]
9. Judge in crane collapse case orders acquitted Lomma to stop emailing prosecutors [Post]
10. Cambria Heights residents oppose dorm behind synagogue that attracts constant flow of people visiting Lubavitch leaders’ graves [NYDN]
11. Morgan Stanley gathers $300M investment fun for U.S. rooftop solar panels [Post]
12. First phase of Queens waterfront bike path to be completed by fall [NYDN]
13. Should the circa-1875 Tribune building have been saved? [NYT]
14. Neighbors say overnight Brooklyn Bridge construction is too loud [Brooklyn Paper]