A wealth gap grows in Brooklyn, Kips Bay convent reborn as rooming house … and more

Future 17-acre site of the UN in January 1949 (credit: Curbed via UN Multimedia)
Future 17-acre site of the UN in January 1949 (credit: Curbed via UN Multimedia)

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1. Brooklyn home to two of NYC’s wealthiest hoods — and four of its poorest [Capital NY]
2. Kips Bay convent reborn as rooming house [BuzzBuzzHome]
3. Storied sub shop Manganaro’s Hero Boy hangs on to West Side home [NYO]
4. Historic UN construction photo archive [Curbed]
5. Peek inside posh digs on the Tribeca Loft Tour [DNAinfo]
6. 88 Clinton Street to get four-story addition [Lo Down]
7. Downtown Brooklyn’s Toren sells two commercial units for $9 million [Brownstoner]
8. Construction shots of Extell Development’s 551 10th Avenue [BuzzBuzzHome]