Security at Vladeck, Housing Fraud, Orchard Hotel and Art

  • Tenants in the Vladeck Houses push for new security cameras in wake of recent violence. (DNAinfo)
  • Seven people, including an Elizabeth Street Tenants Association leader, were charged yesterday with defrauding the city’s housing program of more than $250,000. (WSJ)
  • You are invited to the funeral for 35 Cooper Square. (EV Grieve)
  • More on yesterday’s news that the stalled construction monstrosity at 180 Orchard would become an upscale hotel. (GlobeStreet, The Real Deal, Curbed)
  • An Orchard Street art gallery’s sexually explicit paintings spawn outrage. (NY Post)