Tag: Buildings (Structures)

How Much Is a View Worth in Manhattan? Try $11 Million

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] In New York City’s forest of tall buildings, having a view is an inestimable commodity, to be treasured and, when necessary, fought over. There have been pitched battles over Brooklyn Bridge vistas blocked by waterside apartments, and the shadows […]

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Mumbai Building Collapse Kills at Least 3, With Dozens More Trapped

NEW DELHI — A residential building in Mumbai, India’s busy financial center, collapsed on Tuesday, killing at least three people and trapping more than 40 others, officials said. The four-story building, which was estimated to be up to 100 years old, caved in around 11:40 a.m. in Dongri, a neighborhood in south Mumbai. Residents living […]

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Counting Down to a Green New York

New York’s ambitious plan to fight climate change by virtually eliminating greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 is underway — and the battle begins at home. Two-thirds of the city’s planet-warming pollution is produced by buildings, primarily residential ones, according to a 2017 inventory. In spite of recent efforts, impeded in part by years of intense […]

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Developers Built a 30-Story High-Rise. They Might Have to Chop Off 5 Floors.

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] In New York City, real estate fights between neighborhoods and developers over new projects typically take place long before any ground is broken. But the latest battle involves a 30-story condo tower in Manhattan that is nearly finished. It […]

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Britain Vowed Big Changes After This Tower Burned. Why Are Thousands Stuck in Firetraps?

When things go wrong, those in power often promise to make it right. But do they? In this series, The Times is going back to the scene of major news events to see if those promises were kept. LONDON — When fire broke out at Grenfell Tower in London, the flames were whisked through the […]

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