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Old Posted Jun 21, 2009, 7:18 PM
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Originally Posted by antinimby View Post
Unfortunately, all the politicians hear are the NIMBY's side of the story so the perception is that "the public" is against development.
It depends. The savy politicians know when and when not to cave in to the NIMBYS. The difference is a project like Atlantic Yards or Willets Point, compared to a development like the Con Ed site or Riverside South. At the railyards development, there really is no height limit, but the buildings are limited in size, which is why those general heights are given.
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