HFZ closes on Tribeca building for residential conversion, 15 CPW’s success surprises even Robert A.M. Stern … and more

June 20, 2012 08:00AM

1. Ziel Feldman’s HFZ closes today on Tribeca building where it plans residential conversion [Post, 2nd item]
2. Robert A.M. Stern admits even he is surprised by success of 15 Central Park West [NYT]
3. Mayor Bloomberg supports plan to limit UWS storefronts in effort to keep chains out [NYDN]
4. Investigators attribute Winoker’s accident to “freak mid-air collision” with instructor [Post]
5. Taconic closes on $65M purchase of 71 Laight Street in Tribeca [Crain’s]
6. Designer Rebecca Minkoff gives a tour of her Manhattan apartment [DailyCandy]
7. As land costs rise, residential developers plan to charge $80 per square foot  for rentals in near future [Post, 5th item]
8. Hilton Times Square renovation means playful sculptures on building need a new home [NYT]
9. Metro-North service won’t arrive at Penn Station until East Side Access project is complete in mid-2019 [Post]
10. Barclays opponents plot protest for arena’s opening night [Local Fort Greene]
11. Alexion Pharmaceuticals will build new $100M headquarters in New Haven [WSJ]
12. Harlem’s restaurant scene is growing, especially around Lenox Avenue and 125th Street [Post]
13. Safety violations forced closure of Coney Island medical building, worrying patients [NYDN]
14. Buffett’s ResCap ploys may be a move to protect his huge stake in Wells Fargo [Post]
15. Once-beloved landlord has become difficult with old age: what can tenants do? [Local EV]
16. Streetwear brand Superdry will open store at 716 Lexington Avenue [Post, 3rd item]