In the News: Acrobatics

••• Gothamist has some excellent photos by Ryan Muir of STREB’s recent “Human Fountain” performance on the World Financial Center plaza.

••• “The Midtown-based real estate development firm Pink Stone Capital expects to build a high-end residential rental tower with 54 floors at 111 Washington Street, two blocks south of the World Trade Center site in the Financial District. The approximately 430,000-square-foot high-rise will have about 500 units in a mix of studios and one- and two-bedroom apartments.” (The Real Deal, via Curbed)

••• In commemorating the anniversary of the death of John and Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, the blog Habitually Chic rounded up some photos of the couple, including several taken in Tribeca. (Hat tip to reader Toni)

••• “The New York Sailing Foundation is embarking on a new initiative to bring competitive, collegiate sailing to New York harbor. To help implement this vision, Michael Fortenbaugh, commodore of the Manhattan Yacht Club (based in North Cove Marina), has recruited former Battery Park City Authority president James Cavanaugh to join the Foundation as its new chairman.” (Broadsheet Daily)

••• “A treehouse made of sustainable material opened on Governors Island.” Aren’t treehouses supposed to be in trees, not under them? (DNAinfo)


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