26 Feb '14, 10am

New York’s West 57th developments charm ultra-affluent, raise local unrest: The luxury towers sprouting along ...

New York’s West 57th developments charm ultra-affluent, raise local unrest: The luxury towers sprouting along ...

432 Park by CIM Group & Macklowe Properties The luxury towers sprouting along West 57th Street in New York have earned the awe of luxury consumers and the ire of local residents. Developers are placating rancor by saying that the towers are too thin to cast bothersome shadows on Central Park and that the ensuing business generated by the occupants will outweigh grievances. Meanwhile, critics argue that Central Park’s identity as a haven for residents of all economic backgrounds should be not sullied to attract global travelers. “I believe that the pros outweigh the cons,” said Royce Pinkwater, senior vice president of Sotheby’s International Realty , New York. “Sadly, there will be some shadows cast from these buildings, but these buildings have also allowed New York to reinvent itself as the number one global real estate market in the world,” she said. “There will be jobs...

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