In the News: $44 Million Penthouse Buyer Revealed

••• Photos inside 3 World Trade Center. —Commercial Observer

••• “A coalition of six elected officials representing Lower Manhattan are pushing Governor Andrew Cuomo to replace two members of the Battery Park City Authority board with residents of the community governed by the agency. […] The June 11 letter goes on to argue that, ‘to make the Board’s composition consistent with this legislation, we respectfully request two of the three Board members currently serving with expired terms be replaced by residents of Battery Park City, in accordance with the new statute.'” —Broadsheet

••• “Serial tech entrepreneur Marc Lore, who [founded and and] currently heads Walmart’s U.S. e-commerce business, is the buyer of a roughly $43.79 million New York penthouse [at 443 Greenwich], according to two people familiar with the deal.” —Wall Street Journal

••• Thefts in the Tribeca Trib police blotter.

••• Still more ice cream in the area around Tribeca: Creamistry is a “new Chinatown spot for instant ice cream [that] borrows from the molecular gastronomy canon and uses liquid nitrogen as the freezing agent. It’s a branch of a franchise that was started in Southern California in 2013. The technique is different from that of 10Below, the Thai ice cream chain, where the mix is rolled as it freezes on a chilled surface. Creamistry offers dozens of flavors and toppings.” It’s at 129 Walker (at Centre). —New York Times