Kaufman design gets stuffed by LPC, pending home sales surge … and more

June 27, 2012 05:00PM

1. The 144-unit Brewster on the UWS trades for $98M [Post, 1st item]
2. Pending home sales reach highest point since April 2010 [AP via CBS]
3. Resurrected Gene Kaufman design for 341 Canal Street gets rejected by LPC [Curbed]
4. Boston Properties abandons London efforts and instead chooses to stick to its guns for U.S. developments [NYT]
5. Despite new name of Atlantic Avenue Subway station for Barclays Center, a t-shirt aims to keep the former name alive [DNAinfo]
6. Grace Church releases video of rector explaining property’s extensive face lift [Curbed]
7. Write a song about the G train and if it’s great, you can win a trip to Sweden [FIPS]
8. Are U.S. suburbs becoming more urban? [Business Insider]
9. Following yesterday’s unfounded Ace Hotel conversion rumors, new reports come of the Jarmulowsky Bank building being turned into locally owned and operated hotel [The Lo Down]
10. Compare America’s richest cities in 1978 to the nation’s richest in 2010 [The Atlantic]