New York Update

Atlantic Yards: Chris Smith over at New York Magazine’s Daily Intelligencer smells fear in Bruce Ratner’s latest maneuvers over the Brooklyn development.

Columbia: Although the title is fairly cheery, The Columbia Spectator’s web feature on university’s expansion is pretty objective.

“A New Day for Manhattanville: Columbia Expands, Questions Remain”

Harlem: Elsewhere in Harlem, residents are opposing another attempt at rezoning along 125th Street. Although it’s not clear whether local officials would request eminent domain authority from the state, at least 71 local businesses would be affected.