On the Market: Bloomberg Is Bananas For Historic Districts; Rich People Demand Ridiculous Concierge Services; Is It Better to Have a Park or a Parking Spot?

Co-op sues woman for exploiting cheap rent by pretending long-dead aunt. [DNAinfo]
Building unions losing traction in negotiations with developers. [Crain’s]
The lengths and lies pet owners go to in order to get an apartment. [NYT]
Mayor Bloomberg has preserved more historic districts than any other mayor. [WSJ]
The U.S. has at least 300,000 “zombie” homes—houses vacated by foreclosure. [Post]
Dogged by fear of moving back home, renters delighted to find two-bedroom. [NYT]
UES community board needs Shih Tzu to calm contentious meetings. [DNAinfo]
Federal funds will help Sandy victims meet long-term housing needs. [Crain’s]
Bank branches closing around the country. Now how about in New York? [WSJ]
Preservationists push to save 13 Depression-era murals at Bronx post office. [Daily News]
Celebrating the Woolworth Building’s Centennial. [NYT]
Man on a mission to draw all the buildings of New York. [Curbed]
Anger that McCarren Park expansion will come at the cost of 34 parking spaces. [Bk Paper]
Luxury concierges field crazy rich person requests, arrange private jets for puppies. [Daily News]
We’re heartbroken that we missed the “peeptinis” this Easter. [Gothamist]
The end of Chelsea? Gay biker bar Rawhide closes its doors. [WSJ]

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