Evening Links: Coney Island Opera, Goldberg Parody, Unhappy Preservationists, Jackie’s Fifth Amendment


What real estate recovery? New York’s distressed property list continues to grow. (TRD)

New York State’s budget for historic preservation tax credit program gets slashed. Preservationists unhappy. (Architect’s Newspaper)

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Jeffrey Goldberg rather brilliantly parodies ground zero mosque brouhaha. (Atlantic)

Joe Sitt brings Canadian opera to Coney Island in September. (Crain’s)

After long struggle, One Hanson Place finally filling up. (Crain’s)

Retailers not thrilled with back-to-school shopping numbers. (NYP)

Mayor Bloomberg says “handful” of gound zero mosque critics, “ought to be ashamed of themselves.” (Daily News)

Jackie’s Fifth Amendment gets profiled. (Eater)

Anna Wintour’s former assistant buys a Chelsea condo with an enormous garden. (Curbed)

Glenn Close closes on Beresford sale. (NYO)

Just how much is 1 World Trade Center worth? (NYO)