Lower East Side Links

A NYPD Skywatch tower goes up in Tompkins Square Park and a petition urges the mayor to take it down (EV Grieve).

A woman was shot in the foot as bullets started flying outside the Riis Houses (Daily News).

A climate scientist predicts sea levels will rise much higher than previously predicted. Are developing plans to protect the East Side and other areas of New York sufficient? (New York Magazine)

Ben Shaoul’s Magnum Real Estate sells 31 2nd Avenue for $29 million (Real Deal).