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Carnegie 57 in Summer Slowdown; My Island for a Dollar; More!

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BATTERY PARK CITY?A portion of the sales banners wrapping the scaffolding at eco-friendly Battery Park City sister buildings Liberty Luxe and Liberty Green was recently covered. One tipster thinks he knows why: "One of the marketing photos showed the face of a woman covered by a green apple. I guess this was too similar to Magritte's 'Son of Man,' as the signs are now covered." If that's really the case, Magritte needs to take a chill pill! And get to a doctor, because he's been dead for 40 years. [CurbedWire Inbox]

MIDTOWN?The foundation is poured and we've been waiting for Extell's gargantuan Carnegie 57 to get going. But a special Curbed correspondent says the construction crew told him steel won't start rising until August due to some delays. We're betting the neighbors wouldn't mind additional delays. [CurbedWire Inbox]

GOVERNORS ISLAND?Governors Island sold for $1 last week. Well, sorta. The deed was transferred between agencies, following the island's switch from state to city rule. We would have happily bid $2. [CurbedWire Staff]

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