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Old Posted Jun 7, 2012, 7:59 AM
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Originally Posted by JSsocal View Post
Fortunately, (correct me if I'm wrong), it looks like the building directly facing grand central will stay.
The entire block (it's a square block) will be cleared to make way for this development.

Also, the argument that we are just losing these one or two buildings shouldn't be looked at in this local scale.
I won't even entertain that argument. If you ever walked the streets of Manhattan, more often than not, the blocks you see will resemble this:


But this discussion is leaning too much towards preservation, that issue is here:

While a better understanding of what is happening is shown here...
NEW YORK heals.

“Office buildings are our factories – whether for tech, creative or traditional industries we must continue to grow our modern factories to create new jobs,” said United States Senator Chuck Schumer.