The nightmare of owning a townhouse that’s too big, art dealer Hillel Nahmad buys sixth unit at Trump Tower … and more

January 23, 2013 05:00PM

1. “I realized I hadn’t been up to my library in six months,” and other horrors of having a townhouse that’s too big [NYO]
2. Shmooze, but shmooze smart: the Corcoran Group’s resident international specialist, Patricia Cliff, offers tips on courting clients overseas [Inman]
3. A Staten Island landlord claims Cobble Hill’s California Taqueria owes $300,000 in back rent [NYO]
4. Art dealer Hillel Nahmad completes his collection, buying the last unit on the 51st floor of Trump Tower [NYO]
5. Dan Barasch, co-creator of the Low Line, envisions a network of underground cultural offerings [Curbed]
6. Book it! Landmarks Preservation Commission approves exterior alterations to the New York Public Library’s flagship, paving way for $300 million renovation [WSJ]
7. New development marketing guru Nancy Packes discusses the market with Streeteasy’s Sofia Song: VIDEO [YouTube]
8. The first batch of Cornell NYC Tech students kicks off classes at Google’s Chelsea headquarters [Beta Beat]
9. DOT approves Putnam Triangle public plaza in Clinton Hill [Brownstoner]
10. Film production crew transforms Roosevelt Island’s Main Street into East Berlin [Roosevelt Islander]
11. How to beat the biggest brokerages in the SEO game [Leading Agent]