Morning Links: Return of Sam Zell; Metro North Going Double-Decker?


Sam Zell’s back in Manhattan and wants to bid on a development site. (WSJ)

Anthony Malkin is belligerently pro-sustainable design. (WSJ)

SEE ALSO: Hilton Acquires Midtown Timeshare Hotel for $136M

Double-decker Metro North? (NYT)

The countdown begins to crosswalk countdown clocks. (NYDN)

Designers propose less grating, more user-friendly taxi TV screens. (NYT)

Hotelier Sean MacPherson’s amazingly idyllic life. (NYT)

On the rise and fall of Atlantic City. (NYT)

Now you can take an architectural tour of Manhattan by circumnavigating the island in a wooden yacht. (NYT)

And now you can see One W.T.C. from Jersey (if you squint). (WNYC)