Eyes on the City: What We’re Reading
January 8th, 2016, 2:39 pm
On the heels of this week’s big news on the overhaul of Penn Station, Governor Cuomo Announced A $1 Billion Expansion for Javits Center and a series of upgrades to the MTA subway service. This week saw the announcement of two more potential supertall towers in Manhattan: An 1,100 ft tower at 45 Broad Street »» And a 700 ft tower at 6 Columbus Circle »» Check out MAS’s recent release mapping which neighborhoods in the city have enough unused air rights and lax enough zoning to allow future supertalls to be built »» And Macy’s announced it was considering one or two sliver towers over its Herald Square flagship. Finally, history lovers will delight in the New York Public Library’s latest trove of more than 180,000 photographs, postcards, maps and other public-domain items that are now publicly accessible on its website. From everyone at MAS, we hope your 2016 is off to a great start.