The Real Deal New York

The Wrap: Hudson Valley hotel threatens $500 bad review fee, reviving NYC’s neglected public spaces … and more

August 05, 2014 05:15PM

Originally constructed for the 1964-65 world’s fair, the New York State Pavilion in Flushing Meadows Corona Park has since fallen into disrepair.

Plans are in the works to revamp the New York State Pavilion, originally constructed for the 1964-65 world’s fair.

1. Hudson Valley hotel slammed for threatening $500 bad review fee [The Guardian]
2. How to revive NYC’s neglected public spaces [Inhabitat]
3. Forest City Ratner/Greenland’s Pacific Park is deceptive: OPINION [Atlantic Yards Report]
4. D.C.’s walkable urban spaces outdo their NYC counterparts [NYO]
5. Former Fannie Mae employer sentenced to 15 months in prison for soliciting illegal broker kickbacks [LA Times]
6. Three six-story buildings coming to Greenpoint’s Box Street [Crain’s]
7. Sunset Park residents up in arms over missing green space [Crain’s]
8. Turning Gotham’s waste into renewable energy [Inhabitat]

Julie Strickland