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DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN—A tipster emails, "Toren has received a Temporary Certificate of Occupancy. Closings to begin soon?" [CurbedWire Inbox]
EAST VILLAGE—Perhaps the new Cooper Union building continues to feel threatened by the sparkly Cooper Square Hotel two blocks to the south. Which may explain why the Coop's one-man cleaning crew doubled in size this past weekend (top). The crew members were giving the Coop so much TLC, one half-expected them to buff that hot mesh with a diaper. —EVG [CurbedWire, (previously]