The Real Deal New York

Government briefs: Classic NYC fire escapes are disappearing, EDC to take over vacant Brooklyn Marine Terminal … and more

May 27, 2015 10:45AM

Traditional fire escapes in New York City

Classic New York City fire escapes

From the May issue: The city Economic Development Corp. will take over the vacant Brooklyn Marine Terminal along the waterfront in Sunset Park, the classic New York City outdoor fire escape is disappearing, thanks to efforts to restore buildings and rethinking about the best way to save people from a burning building and more in this month’s government briefs. [more]