Sunday, November 11, 2007

Frank Gehry's Buildings Don't Leak, Manhattan Real Estate Will Never Go Down, and More Brooklyn in Brief This Weekend

- “My name’s Frank Gehry, and my buildings don't leak," announced the architect at last Thursday's Guggenheim International Gala. So just forget about that MIT lawsuit. New York Magazine

- Lundy's in Sheepshead Bay to become a "Whole Foods-style" market? Gowanus Lounge

- Greenpoint's NewYorkShitty has a problem with "Passion Parties." NYShitty

- A white swan was seen paddling up the Gowanus Canal. "The same canal recently found to harbor social diseases. The swan paddled against the putrid tide, towards the brownfield that will one day house the new Whole Foods ..." SPWilliams blog, via Gowanus Lounge

A top intelligence official says it is time people in the United States changed their definition of privacy. Huffington Post

- The real estate recession is not solely a 'Sub-Prime' problem, says New York City Housing Bubble, adding, "Yes, Real Estate Prices Can Drop in Half--Even in Manhattan." NYCHB

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