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It Happened One Weekend: Lovin' Sculpture for Living, SoBro

1) Design journalist reads somewhere that Charles Gwathmey has designed a residential building at Astor Place, decides to visit. Her thoughts: "I'm in love." [Suzanne Slesin/Window-Shopping]
2) What Barbara spouts, Billy investigates. Neuman goes gentrification-hunting in SoBro: "Prices are getting so out there in the city or Queens, the Bronx becomes very affordable." Is that the new Bronx slogan? "After Queens, us." [NYTimes]
3) Speaking of Neuman, Corcoran's Sex and the Cityish ads (right) have him perplexed. [William Neuman/Big Deal]
4) Update on former Roosevelt Island Development Du Jour Riverwalk: two buildings sold for student housing, a third 95% sold as condos, and then ... who knows? [NYPost]
5) In this week's Hunt, a young dental student tries to land an affordable co-op before she goes back to school. After flirting with the LES and the Queens-Midtown Tunnel, she settles down in the West 50's for $365,500. [Joyce Cohen/The Hunt]
6) Long Beach: a summer hot-spot born solely out of Hamptons frustration. [NYPost]