Two Trees unveils 32-story mixed-use tower near Brooklyn’s BAM, Cuomo names real estate execs to Sandy repair commissions … and more

November 28, 2012 05:00PM

1. Two Trees’ 32-story tower near Brooklyn Academy of Music will include up to 400 apartments and 23,000 square feet of ground floor retail [Curbed]
2. Governor Andrew Cuomo names Jonathan Rose, Scott Rechler, BFC Partners’ Don Capoccia to three Sandy repair commissions [NYO]
3. Comparing two future visions for Park Avenue, courtesy SHoP Architects and Skidmore Owings & Merrill [NYO]
4. Massey Knakal Chairman Bob Knakal has four tips for under-30 brokers [NYO]
5. MTA’s $600 million estimate to repair South Ferry subway station (which cost $530 million to build) a moving target [WSJ]
6. Landmarks Preservation Commission sides with Kevin Bacon, limits size of Upper West Side rooftop penthouse addition [Curbed]
7. Gowanus residents fear post-Sandy bacteria contamination from canal [Brooklyn Paper]
8. Ivanka Trump says that, despite reports, she and siblings never told the Donald to back off Obama [Politico]
9. Dubai’s planned “Mall of the World” envisioned as world’s largest retail property [NYDN]
10. A video update on construction of the Cornell-Technion tech campus on Roosevelt Island [Roosevelt Islander]
11. Designer Michael Wright says his Troutman Collection of yarn-based clothes are inspired by Bushwick block [DNAinfo]
12. Columbia University starts work on 12-story affordable housing property at 3595 Broadway [Curbed]
13. Park Slope Food Co-op puts members on notice for missing shifts—during Sandy, when market was closed [Salon]
14. Mr. Bloomberg goes to Washington: Mayor visits lawmakers seeking federal aid for Sandy reconstruction [NYO]
15. State court temporarily blocks Carroll Gardens homeless shelter in Robert Scarano-designed building [Brownstoner]
16. Move-in pictures: Brooklyn Heights Cinema will get rental units on top [Curbed]