DDG Partners introduces artwork to construction netting, beam signed by Obama installed on 1 WTC’s 104th floor … and more

August 03, 2012 08:00AM

1. Artwork will replace black construction shroud at DDG Partners‘ West 14th Street development site [WSJ]
2. Beam signed by President Obama was placed on the 104th floor of 1 WTC yesterday [NYDN]
3. A review of the “You’ve Been Trumped” movie [NYT]
4. Spree of bank robberies targeted Capital One, which foreclosed on robbers’ home [Post]
5. City opens Castle Williams on Governors Island to public for first time in 200 years [NYT]
6. Under federal probe, Greater Jamaica Development Corp. finally issues RFP for two sites near AirTrain station [NYDN]
7. Imagining the 2012 Olympic Games in New York City [NYT]
8. A look inside — and at the history of — the Dakota [CNBC]
9. NYCHA Chair praises surveillance cameras that helped take down Harlem gang just as agency backs off promise to install 80 more in projects around the city [NYDN]
10. Following a renter’s hunt for an apartment with a $2,500 per month budget [NYT]
11. Inside Joan Collins‘ East 57th Street penthouse on the market for $2.35M [NYDN]
12. Rents in Hong Kong are shockingly high — even for search-hardened New Yorkers [WSJ]
13. Walmart is not in the works for Willets Point [NYDN]
14. The history of the old post office building on the southern tip of City Hall Park [NYT]
15. Sunset Park tenants’ pictures of shoddy living conditions to be featured in art exhibition [NYDN]
16. Living in Sea Bright is a stark contrast from how the Shore appears in the MTV reality show [NYT]
17. Photos from book revealing New York’s hidden rooftops [NYDN]