One57 crane removal scheduled for next week, Mayor Bloomberg estimates NYC Sandy damage at $19B … and more

November 26, 2012 05:00PM

1. The broken One57 crane is scheduled for removal on Dec. 3 [Curbed]
2. Mayor Michael Bloomberg estimates New York City suffered $19 billion in damage from Hurricane Sandy [Gothamist]
3. San Francisco approves 220-square-foot micro units — the tiniest apartments in the U.S. [Arch Daily]
4. Brownstone Brooklyn inspires some swanky gingerbread real estate [Curbed]
5. Donald Trump’s kids –Donald Jr., Eric and Ivanka– asked dad to lay off Obama before election, source says [NYDN]
6. A backlash to the backlash on short-term apartment rentals [WSJ]
7. Which begs the question: why are hotels so expensive? [Slate]
8. To list or not to list: the pros and cons of marketing a home during the holidays [Estately]
9. REIT on! Cellphone towers, timber companies, billboard firms and private prisons debate converting to realty trusts [Forbes]
10. Residential brokerage Good Property buys $9.3 million Greenwich Village rental property, plans townhouse conversion [NYO]
11. Apparel company Brooklyn Industries opens Ditmas Park location [Brooklyn Paper]
12. SingleCut Beersmiths, Queens’ largest new brewery in decades, set to open next week [DNAinfo]