The Real Deal New York

Editor’s note: The race to not build NYC’s tallest building

By Stuart Elliott | July 02, 2015 04:20PM

From the June issue: New York City developers are known for constructing tall buildings as a testament to their egos. But in the current skyline race, developers are going out of their way not to top one another.  This battle — or lack thereof — says a lot about the tensions raging between the civic interests and the growth of private wealth in New York City today. [more]