Park Slope now has city’s largest historic district, hotel replaces nightstand bibles with “Fifty Shades” copies … and more

TRD New York /
Jul.July 25, 2012 05:00 PM

1. HKS Capital Partners revealed as nearly-$50M financier for Sam Nazarian’s Boutique Hotel Development On Park Avenue South [NYO]
2. Crocker Partners acquires the Miami Center for nearly $263M — Miami’s biggest office deal since 2008 [WSJ]
3. British hotel decides to replace bedside copies of Bible with “Fifty Shades” copies [Gawker]
4. Calpers posts double-digit property returns with new real estate strategy [WSJ]
5. Despite progress in the past few years, NYC falls behind most of state in solar panel installation [Center for an Urban Future press release]
6. New York City Council approves Park Slope Historic District expansion, making it the largest historic district in the city [City Council press release]
7. Newmark Grubb Knight Frank doubles down on New York gambling, adds founders of CBRE’s Global Gaming Group [NYO]
8. Supporters of Greenpoint public boathouse fear if $3M state subsidy isn’t spent by 2015, it may dry up [Brooklyn Paper]
9. Work on Pier 35 eco-park transformation to begin in coming weeks [The Lo Down]
10. Sen. Jeff Klein relaunches Neighborhood Preservation Initiative in Bronx for clean-up efforts of foreclosed homes in disrepair [Bronx Times]
11. Developer Andreas Giacoumis presents plan for two residential buildings on irregular South Street Seaport lot to LPC [Tribeca Trib]
12. WFAN’s Mike Francesa drops listing price of Hamptons home after four years on market [Busted Coverage]
13. Three Brooklyn structures honored for excellence in design by NYC Public Design Commission [Brownstoner]
14. An unauthorized tour of the Second Avenue Subway tunnel construction with sandhogs [NYO]
15. Beauty in the eye of the beholder: a look at some ugly mansions [Forbes]
16. Renderings of 13 buildings — including one in the middle of Central Park — that will never debut in NYC [Curbed]


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