NJ isn’t much cheaper than NYC for corporate offices, West Chelsea resident tells High Line visitors the nabe is not Times Square … and more

May 24, 2012 05:00PM

1. Northern North Jersey is nation’s fifth most expensive region for corporations, NYC is first [NJ.com]
2. West Chelsea resident to High Line visitors: buildings are not tourist attractions [Vanishing New York]
3. Here’s a list of long-stalled development projects that are now back on track [Curbed]
4. Could innovative pre-fab construction add to the innovative appeal of Cornell-Technion? [REW]
5. Unanimous Supreme Court ruling makes it harder to sue mortgage lenders for overcharges [Reuters]
6. Queens CB3 says enough is enough to bad holders of liquor licenses [QChron]
7. 7-Eleven comes to Lenox Hill in chain’s effort to expand in Manhattan [NYO]
8. Vote scheduled next month to landmark Forest Hills firehouse [QChron]
9. New study says schools, unlike NYU in its proposed expansion, can thrive even when spread across large area [Off the Grid]
10. Pen and Brush Club townhouse, previously eyed by Sarah Jessica Parker, sells for $11.2M [Curbed]
11. How the accidental female engineer Emily Warren Roebling helped complete the Brooklyn Bridge [NYDN]