City program to fast-track hurricane repairs, 15 CPW vs. One57 … and more

November 09, 2012 05:00PM

1. New city program aims to speed up hurricane-related repairs, sending contractors and inspectors into hard-hit neighborhoods [Press Release]
2. After flooding, Red Hook’s Fairway won’t reopen until next year [Gothamist]
3. 15 CPW more of a “family building” than One57, which is rising nearby, writer Michael Gross says [Business Insider]
4. Where Jose Cuervo sells homes [AOL]
5. The rating agency Fitch, flooded out of its Lower Manhattan offices, rents 40,000 square feet in Midtown [Crain’s]
6. America’s priciest enclaves — in pictures [HuffPo]
7. Time-lapse video shows the flooding of Coney Island, as Sandy pounded the East Coast [Gothamist]
8. Remaking the brownstone [NYT]
9. Times Square Hotel Trust rating upgraded [Press Release]
10. Former Asia Society presidents sell their CPW co-op for $2.19M [NYO]
11. Real estate pros skeptical of third-party “vetters,” overseeing closings [WP]
12. Codeacademy, which offers free coding classes, opens a West 27th Street office. [NYO]
13. Check out this “living room on wheels” [Business Insider]