The Closing: Mort Zuckerman on the Recovery; Kelly Rutherford on the Upper East Side


After 40 years, a gay-friendly Manhattan synagogue is finally getting its own space. [DNAinfo]

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Preservation Development Partners plans to spend $3 million to renovate a Bronx apartment complex that will become affordable housing. [Crain’s]

New commercial debt issued for New York City’s three most populated boroughs has fallen slightly. [The Real Deal]

Luxury apartments are actually faring better than the more inexpensive ones (due to foreign buyers, of course). [Curbed NY]

New subway diagrams try to make the system less confusing. [NY Times]

Debt-holders at One Madison Park want to force an investor to disclose why they are refusing an offer to accept a plan backed by Related. [The Real Deal]

The American Institute of Architects wants to develop a database of stalled development projects throughout the entire country (a pretty big undertaking considering the recent recession, if you ask us). [Real Estate Weekly]

New renderings of 205 Water Street condo building. [Curbed NY]

Associated Supermarket is occupying closed-down supermaket space in Inwood. [DNAinfo]

The $220 million Upper East Side apartment house. [Crain’s]

Gossip Girl‘s Kelly Rutherford is renting an Upper East Side condo for more than $10,000 per month. [NY Post]

Mort Zuckerman appears on CNBC, talks about the economy’s uneven recovery. [The Real Deal]