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1) N. Tribeca: A nabe tipster sends the above image as proof that the "N" in N. Moore stands for North. He writes, "1870 Map Clearly shows street labeled North Moore." Maybe "clearly" isn't the right word, but it's there all right. [CurbedWire Inbox]
2) Harlem: A reader writes, "Seeing yesterday's post of the Harlem Park sketch reminded me of this peculiar Brownstone rennovation on 128th and Madison (right). Staked geometric shapes are the new uptown Certificate of No Harassment." [CurbedWire Inbox]
3) Chelsea: A special correspondent passes along the following news: "the Allerton hotel, which is the welfare hotel/homeless shelter on the corner of my st (22nd and 8th), has been sold and will be torn down for condos in January. It is the very last welfare hotel in manhattan. Not sure where my resident drunk who throws up on the street nightly will go....." [CurbedWire Inbox]