Upper West Siders Say Luxury Tower’s Height-Boosting “Mechanical Void” is Mostly Empty Space – GOTHAMIST

Upper West Siders Say Luxury Tower’s Height-Boosting “Mechanical Void” is Mostly Empty Space – GOTHAMIST

Gothamist article By Elizabeth Kim Dec. 17, 2019 4:11 p.m.  Rendering of 50 West 66th Street by architecture firm Snøhetta In a challenge that could affect future applications for luxury skyscrapers in New York City, an Upper West Side preservation group is arguing...
unTRUE Stories

unTRUE Stories

In the mid-1980s, preservation policy in the US and New York City was still nascent.  In comparison to today, New York was a lawless playground for building owners and developers.  The thriving real estate market prompted growth and made demolition appealing.  People...