Perhaps the most articulate review ever of a carousel: Jean Nouvel’s design for Jane Walentas. [NY Times]
It’s First Avenue’s moment to shine because Second Avenue’s so terrible right about now. [Journal]
Five rats go after Jay-Z near Madison Square Park. [Curbed NY]
The $90 million mansion on East 80th Street is off the rental market and, we assume, headed for a mighty, mighty price-chop. [Curbed NY]
Catholic priests sell to Jewish retirement home in Riverdale… there’s a walks-into-a-bar joke here somewhere. [Daily News]
The story of 5 Franklin Place and its foreclosure. [NY Times]
‘Stoner checks in on new studios rising at Steiner. [Brownstoner]
The Earl of Sandwich is going to eat New York City. [Crain's]
Housekeeping note: We will be blogging only sporadically on Monday. See you in the autumn.
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