FDIC move could hurt Lower Manhattan growth, Friends of High Line want maintenance fund … and more

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1. Some say Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation move could hurt Lower Manhattan growth [Downtown Express, 1st item]
2. History of the Jane Hotel [NYT]
3. A slideshow of Manhattan’s distressed properties [NYO]
4. Real estate lies told on Craigslist [NYO]
5. New York City retail rents remain highest in world [Villager, 4th item]
6. Editorial sees hints of hope in World Trade Center dispute [Downtown Express]
7. Friends of the High Line wants to establish fund for daily High Line maintenance [Villager]
Preservationists win landmarking of former Syrian church at 103 Washington Street [Downtown Express]
9. A culinary and cultural tour of Arthur Avenue in the Bronx [NYT]
10. New York City unemployment rate hits 9.5 percent [NYT]
11. JPMorgan Chase and Goldman Sachs starting to tower over finance industry [NYT]
12. Home ownership not a road to riches [WSJ]
13. Displaced tenants facing troubles at Essex Street building [Villager]