Photo by border zero via flickr.
April 10, 2012 Weather: Afternoon Showers, High of 62 Degrees.
On Sunday, Landmark West will lead a tour of the area around Straus Park, which includes a memorial to two victims of the Titanic.
A building on West 71st Street that is primarily used as an SRO sold for $19 million. Apartments in the building used to be used for short term rentals, but the building’s value declined after the state passed a law against using residential properties as vacation rentals. “The building, known to travelers as the Hotel Riverside Studios, was popular with European tourists who were used to the bathrooms in the hallways…” (The Real Deal)
A $29.6 million listing at The Dakota appears to be for the apartment owned by the head of the co-op board, Bruce Barnes. (NY Mag)
Budget cuts loom for city parks. (NY Daily News)
A woman has been arrested for stalking Alec Baldwin on the Upper West Side, where he no longer lives. (Newsday)
Mets fans are getting excited about the team’s 4-0 start, which means we are now in for six straight losses. (NY Times)