Evening Links: August Existing Homes Up, Still Down; Brooklyn Commercial Recovery; No More Geese Hunting?


Meg Ryan buys into Jean Nouvel/Andre Balazs’ 40 Mercer Street [Post]

Randy Quade, however, has turned to squatting [MSNBC]

Existing home sales were up in August [CNN/Money]

…But it was still the second worst month in a decade [AP]

Everything you always wanted to know about the Empire State Building’s spire [Times]

Class B & C space “firmed up months ago” in Brooklyn [Brownstoner]

Converse to kick it with Soho flagship [Crain’s]

Preventing another geese hunt in Prospect Park [Post]