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Thursday, May 6, 2010

Flowers, Setbacks, Add-Ons


New waves of flowers keep blooming around here, I am not sure what all of them are...

Deep in Midtown, classic set backs on skyscrapers are supposed to let in more light. Doesn't quite work--but suppose without them it would be worse.

As in a lot of congested areas, people keep adding floors to older structures. Understand that in some places, like Rome, this is almost always done illegally and is a safety hazard. These places no doubt have permits from the City, but given the level of corruption historically in NY, who knows what that is worth.