In the News: Community Center Saved

the flea 122811••• Long time coming: “The Flea Theater in Lower Manhattan plans to break ground Dec. 5 on an $18.5 million theater complex at 20 Thomas Street that will include three theaters along with offices and costume and scene shops.” —New York Times

••• “The Community Center at Stuyvesant High School, which the Battery Park City Authority has operated since the early 1990s, but recently decided to close before the end of this year, will remain open as part of an agreement reached between State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Battery Park City Authority chairman Dennis Mehiel.” —Broadsheet

••• “CME Group will sell the NYMEX Building at One North End Avenue to Brookfield Office Properties for $200 million, the exchange operator announced today. As part of the deal, the seller will lease back the lower 220,000 square feet of the 500,000-square-foot building on a 15-year term. The lower portion of the building houses the NYMEX trading floor, office space and trading support space.” —Commercial Observer

••• New York Journal reviews American Cut, likes the biscuits.

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