Construction Resumes at 432 Park; The Case Against Supertalls and Their Super-Long Shadows

Posted On Mon, January 19, 2015 By

Posted On Mon, January 19, 2015 By In Real Estate Wire

  • Work has resumed on 432 Park. This follows last week’s stop work order issued after an eight-foot pole fell from tower and crashed into the street below. [Dezeen]
  • Critics of supertalls blast NYC’s “as of right” development policy and what little has been done to protect the urbanscape from the shadows cast by these massive buildings. [The Guardian]
  • A window washer received an $8 million settlement after falling four stories from a historic Upper East Side building. [TRD]
  • Brooklyn Heights Pierhouse tops out. [Curbed]
  • Condos at the LES former “rat castle” have sold out in less than two months after launching. [TRD]
  • The quirky penthouse/attic apartment at the Dakota gets an 8.5 percent price cut. [CityRealty]

Images: 432 Park Avenue (left); What the New York skyline could look like in 2018. Image © CityRealty (right)



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