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Billionaires' Row

June 21, 2019, 5am PDT
After a decade of skyward expansion, even more skyscrapers are on the horizon in Manhattan.
The New York Times
July 16, 2018, 6am PDT
The denizens of the luxury apartments near Central Park oppose the "expense" of a new homeless shelter.
New York Daily News
July 28, 2017, 7am PDT
The world's skinniest skyscraper, under construction on Manhattan "Billionaire's Row," is over budget with 60 stories left to build.
The New York Post
December 29, 2015, 5am PST
For better or for worse, the tall, skinny towers that have helped to remake New York’s iconic skyline appear to be growing in popularity among developers.
New York Times
May 5, 2015, 10am PDT
The Washington Post details the concern over the shadows cast by skyscrapers on the city street below. The latest high-profile case study of the ability of skyscrapers to block the sun: New York's Midtown.
The Washington Post
October 17, 2013, 5am PDT
After seven years of stalemate, two developers have reached an agreement that will allow them to build ultraluxury towers on the northern edge of Midtown. The area is becoming the modern equivalent to what the robber barons built a century ago.
The New York Times