St. Mark’s Bookshop has finally struck a deal with its landlord, Cooper Union, to lower its rent. According to this New York Times article the university is having financial problems of its own and might begin charging tuition, but Scott Stringer, the Manhattan borough president, has intervened for the time being to negotiate a deal between the college and the book store. Read More
In case there was any doubt, it’s going to be a mess to legally untangle rent issues at Stuyvesant Town.
Today, a judge handed a victory to market-rate tenants at Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village by ruling against prior property owner MetLife. The ruling—part of the same ongoing lawsuit that last year forced the Read More