Fundraisers hope to turn Clinton Hill’s Broken Angel home into museum, malls deploy new strategy to combat rise of online shopping … and more

July 18, 2012 05:00PM

1. Kickstarter campaign aims to turn Broken Angel home in Clinton Hill into museum [Gothamist]
2. Malls take on the Internet retail sphere with unique in-store experiences that cannot be found online [NYT]
3. An in-depth look into what the Chelsea Market expansion means for the future of the neighborhood [NYO]
4. GM to sublease its last three remaining floors in building that still bears its name [Crain’s]
5. Before a Beastie Boy purchased it, 186 Spring Street was a hub of gay political activism [NYT]
6. Bob Dylan to play Barclays in November [Brownstoner]
7. Treetop Development purchases 52-unit rental building at 165 West 127th Street [Treetop press release]
8. Retailer Club Monaco renews lease at 160 Fifth Avenue and expands to entire ground floor and lower level [RFR press release]
9. Tribeca Marble House returns to market with $17.5M asking price [Curbed]
10. New placard in Fort Greene marks author Richard Wright’s former residence where he wrote “Native Son” [The Local]
11. Former Congressman Stuyvesant Wainwright II estate in Wainscott gets buyer [Curbed]
12. The benefits of installing a sauna in your home [Zillow via Forbes]