PMG wants to build 18-story Village tower, Clinton Hill townhouse sale breaks record … and more

March 20, 2013 05:00PM

1. Property Markets Group wants to build 18-story tower on West Village car wash site [Vanishing New York]
2. This real estate office was a front for an illegal gambling den [DNAinfo]
3. Sale of $2.9M Clinton Hill townhouse breaks neighborhood record [Brownstoner]
4. Howard Hughes Corp., city officials cut deal for South Street Seaport Pier 17 tenants to stay open through summer [Crain’s]
5. El Greco’s diner in Sheepshead Bay on market for $17.5 million [Sheepshead Bay]
6. Silverstein Properties’ Jeremy Moss starts dreaming of 4 World Trade Center [NYO]
7. Home prices are up, but buying still cheaper than renting in major U.S. metros [Trulia, via Forbes]
8. Brookfield Properties’ Ed Hogan caters to sophisticated New York palates [NYO]
9. Toll Brothers releases renderings for 160 East 22nd Street condos [Curbed]
10. Battling observation decks at New York’s iconic skyscrapers [NYO]
11. Martin Scorsese wants to protect the Bowery [DNAinfo]
12. Buckley School’s renovation plans anger Upper East Side neighbors [Curbed]
13. Child welfare group squeezes revenue from renovated Chelsea HQ [NYT]
14. A BQE boundary falls for buyers in Columbia Street Waterfront District [NYT]
15. Scrapping the mortgage-interest tax deduction not all it’s cracked up to be [Forbes]