In the News: Architect Chosen for the WTC Performing Arts Center

••• “The latest iteration of the performing-arts center at the World Trade Center site is to be designed by a former protégé of Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas. On Friday, the center is expected to announce that REX, a Brooklyn-based firm led by Joshua Prince-Ramus, will lead the project, with the firm Davis Brody Bond as executive architect.” Above: The AT&T Performing Arts Center Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre, designed by REX. —Wall Street Journal

••• The Toll Brothers City Living building to be built at 351-355 Broadway (with the entrance at 91 Leonard) will be 19 stories and 112 units. No rendering yet. —The Real Deal

••• John Mosler, who “socialized with artists and was among the early wave of financial professionals who moved downtown to Tribeca,” gets profiled in the New York Times about his new “art lab” in Gowanus. It doesn’t say whether he still lives here.

••• “A food cart employee [at the Battery] sprayed his boss’s eyes with hot sauce, then punched him in the face—before stealing $200, police said.” —DNAinfo

••• Chef “Floyd Cardoz is honing in on a new project. The former Tabla chef—who recently opened Bombay Canteen in Mumbai, and left White Street in August—tells Eater he has been shopping for a space north of Canal and south of 30th Street, that will hold between 60 and 75 seats.” (Cardoz was at North End Grill before White Street.)