Monthly Archives: May 2014

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Remembering the Designer Who Changed the Way We Think About Transit Maps

Massimo Vignelli, who died this week at the age of 83, brought simplicity to American graphic design

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http://www.citylab.com/design/2014/05/remembering-the-designer-who-changed-the-way-we-think-about-transit-maps/371647/

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The 11 Most Beautiful Apple Stores in the World

Apple product design has always been at the forefront, so has the design of their stores. You can see two of these in New York City.

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http://www.businessinsider.com/most-beautiful-apple-stores-2014-5?__hstc=109812634.6b97c9cb0dfc61d3bf970d15e3b6924f.1396621945981.1401284600299.1401377511493.22&__hssc=109812634.2.1401377511493&__hsfp=2563518516#

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1 WTC tenant looking to halve its commitment

The China Center was the first private-sector tenant to sign on, but now it wants to downsize, sources said. The move comes amid falling rents and a debate over whether there’s a glut of office space downtown.

Read more here:

http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20140527/REAL_ESTATE/140529903/1-wtc-tenant-looking-to-halve-its-commitment

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Goodbye, Silicon Alley; hello … Technopolis?

Tech industry nickname is too light weight for the Big Apple, Deputy Mayor suggests Technopolis as more fitting.

Read more here:

http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20140522/TECHNOLOGY/140529952/goodbye-silicon-alley-hello-technopolis

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Mayor to unveil midtown east rezoning timeline

Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to reveal a timeline for a massive rezoning of midtown eat.

Read more here:

http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20140521/BLOGS04/140529970/rebirth-looms-for-midtown-east-rezoning#utm_source=Real%20Estate%20Daily%20%5BRED%5D%20Alert&utm_medium=alert-html&utm_campaign=Newsletters

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Tiny SoHo retail space sells for record price

A 650-square-foot retail space on Prince Street sold for $8 million. The sale price is a per-square-foot record for the area.

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http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20140519/REAL_ESTATE/140519510/tiny-soho-retail-space-sells-for-record-price

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American Red Cross has tips for being prepared if Godzilla hits New York

“How to Prepare for Godzilla” offers practical, straight-played advice from workers with the American Red Cross of the Greater New York region.

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http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20140518/civic-center/godzillas-got-nothing-on-emergency-ready-nyc-video

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Crossed Wires: Landlords blocking faster broadband, providers say

Wiring New York buildings for faster, cheaper Internet is easy. Getting inside? That’s the hard part.

Read more here:

http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20140512/TECHNOLOGY/305119978

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Fifth Avenue retail rents reach record high

Retail rents have surged over the last year with Fifth Avenue rents between 49th and 59th Streets hitting $3,550 per square foot.

Read more here:

http://www.amny.com/real-estate/fifth-avenue-retail-rents-reach-record-high-report-1.8000840

http://www.amny.com/real-estate/retail-rents-in-coveted-shopping-corridors-by-the-numbers-1.8001615

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United Hospital Fund’s 2014 Distinguished Trustees

Lynda Anderson
Lutheran Medical Center

Mary K. Buckley
Calvary Hospital

Ruth Colp-Haber
St. Mary’s Healthcare System for Children

John H. Cook, Jr.
Wyckoff Heights Medical Center

Ulises E. Diaz
Hackensack University Medical Center

Michael Fedele
Stamford Health System

Michael E. Feldman
North Shore-LIJ Health System

Martha Vietor Glass
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Frederick S. Harris    
The Brooklyn Hospital Center

Jeffrey A. Harris
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Thomas Hughes
St. Barnabas Hospital

Morton P. Hyman
Mount Sinai Health System

Z. Micah Kaplan, MD
Eastern Long Island Hospital

Monica Keany
Hospital for Special Surgery

David B. Keidan
Montefiore Medical Center

Louis Krawiecz
New York Community Hospital

Anna Kril
New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation

Joseph Liana
Jamaica Hospital Medical Center

Barbara A. Lowe, RN, MPH
Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center

R. Timothy Maran
Southampton Hospital

Pavlos L. Mavrides
New York Hospital Queens

Sister Rosemary Moynihan, SC
Trinitas Regional Medical Center

Frank Naccarato
Maimonides Medical Center

Steven Plotnick
The Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center

Michael Poretsky
Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center

Ronald A. Purpora
Richmond University Medical Center

Robert D. Rosenthal
North Shore-LIJ Health System

Anthony Saleh, MD
New York Methodist Hospital

Read more here:

http://www.uhfnyc.org/news/880982