In the News: 60 Hudson Fire

••• There was a fire in the Ace Hardware store at 60 Hudson—the former Western Union building, and the store is temporarily closed; thankfully, the 80,000 gallons of fuel stored there didn’t ignite. (DNAinfo)

••• Tribeca worker jumps off Brooklyn Bridge after being caught pleasuring himself in the ladies’ room at his office. (Daily Intel)

••• The city is considering putting an elementary school in the post office building Peck Slip. (DNAinfo)

••• “The group that wants to build a mosque on the site of the former Burlington Coat Factory building could face another obstacle: landmarking. The group plans to tear down the five-story building two blocks north of the World Trade Center site to build a new 13-story mosque and community center. But the city Landmarks Preservation Commission is considering landmarking the 153-year-old building, which would prevent the group from moving forward with its plans.” (DNAinfo)

••• The Villager editorializes in favor of the mosque (or at least in opposition to the hysterics against it).

••• The lineup of events on Governors Island was announced. (Tribeca Trib)

••• “Kimberly Corrigan Delancey bought the one-bedroom, two-bath Unit #3 at 56 Thomas St. from Christopher J. Amery for $1.85 million on April 19. Delancey [sic] paid $1.9 million for the property in July 2005. Ms. Delancey has been a senior vice president at D. E. Shaw & Co., a financial services firm.” (Blockshopper)


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