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  1. Shooting Reported at Los Angeles International Airport [Updated]A suspect is reportedly in custody after opening fire.
  2. Man Shot Dead Near Central Park [Updated]The gunman is reportedly on the loose.
  3. One Dead in East River Helicopter Crash [Updated]Rescuers are on the scene.
  4. No Radiation Leaking in French Nuclear Plant Explosion [Updated]A blast at Marcoule in southern France killed one person this morning.
  5. september 11
    The World Trade Center Memorial Is Opening on Time. How Did That Happen?We talk to Port Authority chief of staff Drew Warshaw.
  6. Virginia Tech on High Alert After Witnesses Report GunmanPolice have not yet found anyone matching the witnesses’ description.
  7. Only One Man Is Willing to Save One Madison ParkAnd you don’t know who it is.
  8. Glimmering Sheath Around Base of One World Trade Center NixedIt’s already cost $10 million.
  9. Observer: The Dursts Are the Most Important People in New York City Real EstateThey edged out Andrew Cuomo.
  10. Apartments, Parks, Mall, and Office Space May Never Get Built at Atlantic Yards, EVERBruce Ratner finally admits it.
  11. Robert De Niro Doesn’t Have to Chop the Top Off of His Tribeca Hotel After AllA victory for urban contextualism?
  12. Robert Tishman, Co-Founder of Tishman Speyer, DiesHe was 94.
  13. Foreclosure on Stuyvesant Town Okayed by JudgeLenders are owed over $3.6 billion — not that they’re going to get it.
  14. Graydon Carter Eyes Museum Addition to His Principality of PoshThe ‘Vanity Fair’ editor hopes to move a photography museum to a lovely old building on the far West Side.
  15. Dan Goldstein, Atlantic Yards’ Last Holdout, Steps Aside for $3 MillionThat’s for a condo he bought in 2003 for $590,000.
  16. Developing
    New Life in Trout SpaceA Boerum Hill summer favorite is under new, but mysterious, ownership.
  17. In Spite of It All, Paterson Still Has Sense of Humor at Atlantic Yards GroundbreakingI thought I was at my own funeral for a moment.”
  18. Why the Atlantic Yards Is Currently a Loser for Everyone, Even RatnerHappy Groundbreaking Day!
  19. Justin Davidson on the Defeat of Architect Robert Scarano Jr.Scarano’s designs perfectly capture today’s rapacious spirit: Glitter and be greedy, and try not to get caught.
  20. Trump Soho Opening Later, CheaperApril is the first day you can rent out a room, it seems.
  21. Paul, Weiss to Represent Stuyvesant Town Residents As They Ponder Bid to Buy ComplexThe powerhouse law firm will not seek compensation for its work.
  22. Pastor Laments Landmarking of Own ChurchThe West-Park Presbyterian Church has been saved! But for whom?
  23. City Finally Buys Seven Key Acres on Coney Island BoardwalkFor $95.6 million, the city can finally start building the amusement park of their dreams.
  24. Brooklyn and Queens Third-Quarter Market Report: Everything’s Coming Up … OkayThird-quarter real-estate market reports for Brooklyn and Queens indicate housing in the boroughs has not yet hit bottom.
  25. Mikhail Prokhorov May Save Ratner’s Atlantic Yards Project, But It’s Not a Sure ThingThere are several obvious hurdles to this deal.
  26. Davidson: The High Line? How About Hudson River Park?The High Line hoopla has overshadowed the protracted birth of Manhattan’s other new green strip.
  27. Manhattan Housing Market Is Feeling the PainSales of Manhattan homes have plunged, according to reports released today.
  28. Brooklyn Real-estate Market Reports: More Sobering NewsThe real world hits Brooklyn, real-estate-wise.
  29. Trump Soho Defeats Foes in New York Supreme CourtThe tower can indeed open as a “Use Group 5 Transient Hotel.”
  30. ‘Vanity Fair’ Pries Back Plaza VeneerMore troubling reports from inside the newly renovated landmark.
  31. Gary Barnett, Manhattan Real Estate’s Beacon of HopeBarnett says Extell will draw on its land bank to deliver new residential projects in as soon as nine months.
  32. NYC Real-Estate Developer Offers ‘Obama Contingency’The developers behind Chelsea’s condo building +aRT are offering an election special.
  33. We’re Gonna Drywall Like It’s 1997The city’s construction workforce soon down to pre-Lewinsky levels!
  34. New York Sports Teams Abandon Home Turf in Time of NeedFor guys who get ticker-tape parades down Wall Street, the owners of the city’s major sports franchises sure don’t seem to mind leaving the city in the lurch.
  35. Clarity Emerges at Ground Zero, and Larry Silverstein Clearly Is Not a Key IngredientLarry Silverstein’s office towers are in jeopardy and nobody in government is too worried about salvaging them.
  36. The New York Real-Estate Boom: R.I.P.The ‘Times’ and the ‘Post’ both ran obituaries for the city real-estate bubble today.
  37. Market Crash Will Not Stop Play-Doh Park From Rising on West SideLook at these pretty (and delicious) renderings of potential Hudson Yards development!
  38. Developing
    Neighbors Nervous About Rooftop Pool Bar Replacing Moondance DinerThey’ll hear out the developers at a meeting this week.
  39. The Plaza Fights Back Against Andrei VavilovNow El-Ad, the developers behind the new Plaza hotel, are suing the Russian financier over his ‘defamatory’ complaints about his penthouse apartment.
  40. Buyers Flipping Out Over Plaza ConditionsBuckling floors? Ceilings caving in? Tiny windows? What is this, the Lower East Side?
  41. Another Construction-Worker DeathThis time it was a worker at a tower on 41st Street and Eleventh Avenue. It’s unclear why the scaffolding gave way, but the result was a deadly plunge of 40 stories.
  42. Planned South Street Seaport Redevelopment Looks Kinda CoolWe’re thinking it could persuade locals, mistrustful of any proposals to overhaul the waterfront, that the developers might not actually destroy the very fabric of their lives.
  43. Port Authority About to Tell Us Whom to Blame for WTC DelaysA report is due out today citing seventeen to twenty causes for construction and planning setbacks.
  44. Chuck Prince Can’t Get Out of the Greenwich GhettoThe former Citigroup CEO cannot unload his multi-million-dollar mansion. Must be the economy!
  45. Brooklyn Architect Robert Scarano Put on NoticeThe Department of Buildings has filed charges against him.
  46. Chrysler Building to Be Sold to Abu DhabiThe country’s investment group is set to shell out $800 million for a 75 percent ownership stake in the landmark.
  47. Robert De Niro Pisses Off the Wrong Small Group of BureaucratsThe actor flagrantly disobeyed the Landmarks Commission when building a penthouse atop his Greenwich Hotel, and they are threatening to go all Eliot Ness on him.
  48. The Million-Dollar TerraceAll for a place to sneak off for a cigarette.
  49. New Port Authority Chief Not So Sure About This Atlantic YardsChris Ward, due to take over the Port Authority this month, suggests to us that he thinks Bruce Ratner should consider recruiting architects other than Frank Gehry.
  50. Williamsburg to Be Populated by Perfect, Plastic People by 2010Or so we are led to believe by this marketing tool for Williamsburg’s Edge condo development.
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