In the News: Condé Nast’s Rat Problem Is Getting Worse

Whisper Editions••• “Whisper Editions—an e-commerce site that taps artists and designers to create limited-run products—is opening up a brick and mortar shop in South Street Seaport next week. [It was] founded by former T Magazine photo director Judith Puckett-Rinella.” —Racked

••• “Conde Nast’s rat problem is getting worse rather than better. While Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter tells [the Daily News] that rats stubbornly continue to occupy the new Conde Nast offices at One World Trade Center, we’re also told that Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour doesn’t even want to go in the building anymore. […] We’re told that Conde has sent a memo to their staff in the building telling them that ‘they cannot eat at their desks’ and that a complaint to the city’s health department is next on the agenda.” Where’s Dennis Basso when you need him?

••• New York Academy of Art’s free Deck the Halls event tonight will have live nude models. —DNAinfo

••• “NYPD supporters are planning a Pro-Cop Rally at City Hall [on Dec. 19] to counter ongoing anti-cop protests—and could wind up squaring off against activists hellbent on disrupting the event.” —New York Post

••• 165 William will likely be converted to condos. —Real Deal

••• A Tribeca Trust blog post looks at buildings in north Tribeca that aren’t in the historic district—and therefore unprotected.


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  1. 12 years of construction = rats