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Curbed Week in Review: Gehry Layoffs, The Ponz's Epic, General Growth Selling, More

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And, now, before you start your Saturday, check out some of our favorite items on Curbed this week:

1) Prospect Heights: Starchitect Frank Gehry laid off two dozen staffers working on the Atlantic Yards job on the day before Thanksgiving and word is they didn't even get severance pay. Word also is that developer Bruce Ratner was paying the bills for revisions to the project.

2) Everywhere: The Ponzi scheme run by Bernard Madoff and the number of victims sucked in is utterly freaking mindboggling. The legacy of the Ponz on residential real estate is likely to be epic.

3) FiDi: Did you actually think that General Growth, given its financial condition, was going to be to go ahead with ambitious developments like South Street Seaport. Word is they're looking to sell.

4) Tribeca: Want to get rid of a Gene Kaufman-designed hotel? Put it on Craigslist, of course!

5) Red Hook: Speaking of Craigslist, Real World Brooklyn held an online garage sale. Guess they really need green, huh?

6) LES: Lord Norman Foster shall not be lonely on the Bowery now, shall he?