One common argument against tall buildings is that they block out sunlight.  One recent headline suggests that tall buildings condemn American cities to a "permanent dusk."  Bu Blog Post
Apr 29, 2014   By Michael Lewyn
Planners, lawyers and homeowners have been arguing the question of "solar rights" for two millennia. A recent article presents a primer on the historic and contemporary importance of the debate.
Apr 29, 2014   Salon
While much attention has been paid to the stunning views that NYC's new skyscrapers offer their affluent tenants, the effects on those left in their shadow are rarely discussed.
Dec 22, 2013   The New York Times