East Village building trades for $16M, arson suspected at Occupy Sandy HQ … and more

December 24, 2012 03:30PM

1. The Claremont, a 35-unit, 6-story prewar building located in the East Village at 229 East 12th Street between Second and Third avenues, has sold for $16 million [ACRIS]
2. First floor of Clinton Hill church, which also served as the headquarters of Occupy Sandy, burst into flames, arson suspected [DNAinfo]
3. With rents rising in Crown Heights, vacant multi-family building hits the block [Brownstoner]
4. Homeowners association cannot hold board “meetings” over email [LAT]
5. Glaser’s Bake Shop in Yorkville shuttered by city’s health department for mice infestation [Gothamist]
6. Stop work order issued at landmarked Eberhard Faber Pencil Company factory in Greenpoint [Brownstoner]
7. Six tips for homeowners who plan to rent out their properties [Planting Money Seeds]
8. West 86th Street apartment fire leaves one injured [DNAinfo]
9. Tutoring center Fusion Learning inks 8,270-sf deal for first Manhattan location [NYO]