The battle for Midtown South’s tech leftovers, an estimated 269,000 homes sit in path of Hurricane Isaac … and more

August 28, 2012 05:00PM

1. The battle for Midtown South’s tech leftovers [GlobeSt]
2. Cushman & Wakefield reports second-quarter decrease in gross revenue [Crain’s]
3. Columbia University freshman falls to death from 14th-floor dorm in an apparent suicide [DNAinfo]
4. Roughly 269,000 homes or $36B in property sit in the path of Hurricane Isaac [HousingWire]
5. Local Chinese buyers scoop up mixed-use FiDi building for $7M to convert into hotel [Observer]
6. Washington Heights wants affordable housing where a recently approved EMS station is rising [DNAinfo]
7. In search of stability, Brooklyn Heights Cinema owner files for non-profit status [Brooklyn Paper]
8. Men’s store in India named Hitler asked to change name, owner says he only recently learned about Hitler online [Daily Mail]
9. Facebook unveils Frank Gehry-designed 420,000-sf expansion of Menlo Park, Calif. campus [Architect’s Newspaper]
10. Speaking of Facebook, the Winkelvii purchase $18M, 8,000-sf Hollywood Hills home [LAist]
11. Time-lapse video of detailed downtown Manhattan sketch from Empire State Building [Architect’s Newspaper]