In the News: Calatrava to Design St. Nicholas Church

••• “The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese has [indeed] selected Santiago Calatrava to design its planned new Church of St. Nicholas just south of the World Trade Center, multiple sources said. The choice of Calatrava from a field of a dozen architects doesn’t guarantee he’ll get the job. Insiders emphasized it depends on signing a contract with him — by no means a fait accompli with one of the world’s most expensive architects.” —New York Post

••• “Four young palm trees are growing in Brookfield Place’s Winter Garden, replacing the towering trees that were chopped down last week.” —DNAinfo

••• “Battery Park City Authority president Demetrios A. Boutris, who suddenly resigned on Aug. 16 after less than 10 months on the job, went unmentioned Tuesday morning at a meeting of the Authority’s board of directors.” —Tribeca Trib

••• Manhattan Loft Guy looks at a sale at 463 Greenwich, bought by folks who are moving from the Zinc Building up the block.

••• Energy Kitchen on Nassau is turning into an Elixir juice bar. —Downtown Lunch

••• “For the fall season, Tribeca favorite Matt Bernson is going with a new direction for his namesake footwear brand. The collection will include a logo makeover, new packaging, and a fresh aesthetic: sophisticated bohemian,” or sophistihemian, as I prefer to be known. —Racked


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