NYC Chelsea Market Project Loses Borough President's Vote

Law360, New York (July 19, 2012, 8:49 PM EDT) -- Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer on Thursday became the third New York City authority to cast doubt on Jamestown Properties' controversial proposal to build an office tower and hotel atop iconic retail destination Chelsea Market, expressing concern that the project would undermine the nearby High Line park.

Echoing earlier recommendations by a local community board and its planning committee, Stringer advised the New York City Planning Commission and City Council — the authorities that ultimately decide the project's fate — to deny developer Jamestown Premier...
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