Neighbors and activists have worried for months that the building was a canary in the coal mine—a harbinger of developers taking advantage of out-of-date zoning in their community.
This week, City Limits has examined how New York City’s water renaissance is working out in two places that represent our waterfront past and present: Newtown Creek and Jamaica Bay. Here are images from both:
The city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission has the power to save valuable remnants of New York’s storied past. Yet it accepts the flimsiest arguments for tearing them down.