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CurbedWire: Woolworth Building Gets Ugly, San Gennaro Prep

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FINANCIAL DISTRICT?While the Woolworth Building continues its internal makeover, the outside briefly got a new look as well. Cass Gilbert's landmark will apparently be the home of Ugly Betty's Meade Publications, now that the show is filming in New York. Nice choice! [CurbedWire Inbox]

LITTLE ITALY/NOLITA?Workers are setting up for the annual San Gennaro street festival/clusterfuck (starts Thursday!0, and one new area resident writes: "So, San Gennaro prep got underway Sunday night. They began construction at around 1 a.m. and went all night long. That old police building on Centre Street that is now ridiculous condos, they are putting a steel fence around the building to the edge of the sidewalk. I asked the guy, 'what's with the fence?' He said, 'There's a war coming. Kidding, it's San Gennaro. FRIGHTENING." [CurbedWire Inbox]