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BSA Chair Perlmutter is “OK with what was represented” even though SHE NEVER SAW IT

BSA Chair Perlmutter is “OK with what was represented” even though SHE NEVER SAW IT

There's so much to question about how the Chair of the Board of Standards and Appeals came to vote against Landmark West's Appeal of permits issued by the Dept. of Buildings allowing 200 feet of "mechanical void" space in a building proposed at 50 W. 66th Street. It...

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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...

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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...

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