The now defunct New York City Board of Estimate banned these type of structures from many residential zoning districts in New York City in 1983, after residents objected to their construction. The resurgence of the real estate market there has led to a resurgence of these buildings, now constructed in commercial districts.
RFR, Davis to develop rental on 64th Street. (real estate developers Aby Rosen and Michael Fuchs with partner Trevor Davis planning project in New York, New York)
Nov 16, 1994; A long fallow parcel of prime Upper East Side territory will be developed into a 31-story luxury rental building and stores by...