Weekly News: Saturday Links

The Rewards of Patience (The New York Times) Details the various projects brought down by the Great Recession and the rebound the Manhattan real estate market has seen in 2012, with several notable developments (including Silverstein’s 99 Church Street) moving from stalled to under construction.

Luxury Living in Old Temple of the 5 and Dime (The New York Times) The Woolworth Building is seeing the top thirty stories converted into residential, including a five-story penthouse which will occupy the building’s cupola.

Two Trees Redesigning Brooklyn’s Domino Factory Project (The New York Observer) Two Trees considers how to re-invent the stalled Domino Sugar Factory project, which had an initial (and heinous) design by Raphael Vinoly.

The Clintons Rent in Easthampton (The Real Deal) Former President Bill Clinton and his wife, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, are renting a 12,000 square foot home in Easthampton for the entire month of August.

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