In the News: A.P.C. Is Considering a Tribeca Store

••• French fashion brand A.P.C.—I’m wearing it right now—is considering opening a store in Tribeca. (And also the Upper East Side, which wilts the proverbial banana just a bit.) —Racked

••• “The head of the federal Small Business Administration and a bevy of elected officials walked the South Street Seaport Tuesday, examining flooded storefronts and stepping across sawdust-covered floors to survey Hurricane Sandy damage.” —DNAinfo

••• “The major historical components of 70 Pine Street will remain intact through the building’s residential conversion, but the architects at Deborah Berke Partners have been brought on to handle interiors, and they’ll be going for a design that’s ‘modern in a way that’s inspired by what’s already there.’ There will be four to six apartments per floor, with more on the lower floors, and the observation deck at the top could be folded into a penthouse or be left as common space. The project should open in summer 2014.” —Curbed, summarizing Archpaper (image courtesy Deborah Berke)

••• “A group of tenants of Financial District building 2 Gold Street have officially filed a class-action lawsuit against 2 Gold, 201 Pearl, and developer TF Cornerstone.” —Curbed

••• “New York City officials are looking for private ferry operators to carry passengers between Staten Island’s Great Hills”—I think they mean Great Kills?—”and Lower Manhattan, as both areas continue to rebuild after Sandy. Private ferry operators can submit bids by the end of the week for a ferry service that would launch by Nov. 26.” —Wall Street Journal

••• “Stockings With Care, a charity based in Battery Park City that coordinates holiday gift purchases for disadvantaged children, is gearing up for an early season. By the weekend of December 6, they need to collect at least two gifts each for the 1,500 children in the assistance programs or shelters that Stockings with Care serves.” —Broadsheet


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