One57 and the disappearing park views, Texas eatery-cinema hybrid comes to Brooklyn … and more

December 03, 2012 05:00PM

1. Central Park views: Now you see them; now you don’t — thanks to One57 [Miller Samuel]
2. The owner of the Montauk Beach House is asking $2.8 million for his sleek Tribeca apartment [Curbed]
3. Famed Austin cinema-eatery hybrid comes to Brooklyn’s Fulton Mall [Brooklyn Paper]
4. How the World Trade Center was marketed back in the 1980s [NYT]
5. And some other vintage NYC real estate advertisements [Curbed]
6. With so many online resources — Trulia, Zillow, Streeteasy — Corcoran’s Deanna Kory weighs in on why buyers and sellers still need real estate brokers [Ask Deanna]
7. You can get just about everything at Walmart — and one in three Americans say that they’d consider getting a mortgage there, too. [NBC News]
8. In 1982, the most expensive NYC apartment traded for $3.4 million. Real estate numbers wonk Jonathan Miller looks at the record residential deals of the past 30 years [Miller Samuel]
9. She gave Barbie a makeover; now she’s selling her own dream house for $10.2 million [Daily Mail]
10. Mark Packman named Fisher Brothers’ director of leasing [NYO]
11. In a Catch-22, widows increasingly at risk of losing their homes to foreclosure [NYT]
12. Deutsche Bank launches mortgages bond tracker [HousingWire]
13. Actress Katherine Heigl wants $2.7 million for her Los Feliz home [LAT]
14. Barcade poised to open Manhattan location [DNAinfo]
15. Pinkstone, no more; famed Park Slope townhouse is brown again [Curbed]
16. In other pink news, Pink Floyd’s drummer gets an honorary architecture degree [Architizer]
17. Danbury, Conn., city and suburb rolled into one [WSJ]
18. Opponents of Caroll Gardens homeless shelter say the structure is simply too small to house 170 men — and they are prepared to head to court to make their point [Brooklyn Paper]