1 WTC won’t join list of NYC buildings with their own ZIP codes, is Macy’s $400M renovation beset by “Apple store fever”? … and more

September 14, 2012 08:00AM

1. Preservationist says Macy’s has “Apple store fever” in its $400M renovation — but store counters that he’s savoring details added in the 1970s [NYT]
2. Though 1 WTC won’t get an exclusive ZIP code, these buildings already have one [NYO]
3. Take a look at the revamped $76M Barclays Center subway station [NYDN]
4. Port Authority real estate exec gets boot after appearing inebriated in Gawker Fashion Week photos [WSJ]
5. Four large private equity firms, including Blackstone and Carlyle, accused of colluding in deal for hospital [Post]
6. As it celebrates its 50th anniversary, 4,605-unit LeFrak City to undergo major renovations [NYDN]
7. How people who file for bankruptcy can become eligible for a mortgage in as little as one year [NYT]
8. 130 Fifth Avenue undergoes big renovation in search of $70 per foot rents in Midtown South [NYO]
9. Mayor Bloomberg dares beverage ban opponents to outspend him on advertising [Post]
10. In praise of the Architect Institute’s 32-mile cruise around Manhattan [NYT]
11. Inside a PR maven’s stunning 6,500-square-foot, eight-bedroom mansion in the Hamptons [WSJ]
12. Barbara Corcoran leans on Columbia Business School students to make “Shark Tank” choice [Post]
13. Brookfield places higher value on General Growth stake now that mall operator is likely to stay private [Bloomberg]
14.  Uptown residents complain to Council: “Dykman StreetHas Turned Into Bourbon Street” [NYDN]
15. What’s better value: well-maintained historic windows or energy efficient ones? [NYT]