Lower East Side Links

Preservationists are fighting a City Council bill that would set a time limit for the Landmarks Preservation Commission to act on designating buildings (NYT).

Here’s an update on the condo conversion at Congregation Mezritch Synagogue on East 6th Street (EV Grieve).

New York’s attorney general will announce an agreement today to end the legal battle swirling around Cooper Union (NYT).

Chase sells its property at 2nd Avenue and St. Mark’s Place for $12 million (Commercial Observer).

The Times notices the plight of Fung Tu, cooking without gas for almost two months (NYT).