In the News: Double Demolition on Park Place

45-51 Park Place 4814••• The Park51 buildings are going to be torn down. “Applications were filed today to demolish the five-story 45 Park Place and the four-story 51 Park Place. […] Soho Properties was searching for temporary space for Park51 in March. ‘Plans for the site will be announced at a later date.'” —Commercial Observer

••• A water main broke in the Chambers Hudson construction site, swallowing a backhoe. Photo by Don Champion of WCBS.

••• Artnet interviewed artist Donald Sultan in his Tribeca loft. Love his work! But the video’s production values are a bit painful.

••• Party pix from last night’s Tribeca Ball at the New York Academy of Art. —Daily Front Row

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  1. Is that Hudson and Leonard Sts?