The Real Deal New York

Winkelvoss twins sign Flatiron office lease, is it too late for the LPC to save the famed Rainbow Room? … and more

August 15, 2012 08:00AM

1. Despite LPC’s efforts, it may be too late to save the Rainbow Room as we know it [NYT]
2. Winklevoss twins sign 5,625-sf office lease for their new office in full floor of 30 West 24th Street [Post, 1st item]
3. In summer of gun violence, Brownsville is most dangerous NYC neighborhood with 69 people shot [NYDN]
4. Politicians slam Daily News for repeated attacks on NYCHA [DNAinfo]
5. An in-depth look at the city’s changing street signs [NYT]
6. Meanwhile, misplacement of Greenpoint street signs declares insignificant warehouse a landmark [DNAinfo]
7. Gravesend family believes their home is haunted by two-year-old who died in attic [Post]
8. U.S. Olympic Gymnasts return to states to light Empire State Building red, white and blue [NYDN]
9. Bay Ridge residents urge city to tear down vacant 83rd Street home [Brooklyn Paper]
10. LPC designates 18th century Fresh Meadows cemetery in time to save it from development [NYT]
11. U.S. asking prices stopped their steady ascent in July, according to Realtor.com [WSJ]
12. The latest 9/11 Memorial fight is with atheists who don’t want the WTC cross on display [Post]
13. Investigators continue to try to find cause of home explosion in Brentwood, LI [NYDN]
14. EDC and Homeless Services formally issue RFP for Bedford Armory development [DNAinfo]
15. Westfield Group seeks partner for expansions into Brazil and Asia [Bloomberg]
16. Rothschild North America moves within 1251 Sixth Avenue [Post, 3rd item]