The Closing: Super-Late Labor Day Weekend Edition


Perhaps the most articulate review ever of a carousel: Jean Nouvel’s design for Jane Walentas. [NY Times]

It’s First Avenue’s moment to shine because Second Avenue’s so terrible right about now. [Journal]

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Five rats go after Jay-Z near Madison Square Park. [Curbed NY]

The $90 million mansion on East 80th Street is off the rental market and, we assume, headed for a mighty, mighty price-chop. [Curbed NY]

Catholic priests sell to Jewish retirement home in Riverdale… there’s a walks-into-a-bar joke here somewhere. [Daily News]

The story of 5 Franklin Place and its foreclosure. [NY Times]

‘Stoner checks in on new studios rising at Steiner. [Brownstoner]

The Earl of Sandwich is going to eat New York City. [Crain’s]


Housekeeping note: We will be blogging only sporadically on Monday. See you in the autumn.