NYC Planning Board Votes To Give MSG 15-Year Permit

Law360, New York (May 22, 2013, 3:31 PM EDT) -- New York's City Planning Commission on Wednesday pushed the plan to give Madison Square Garden 15 more years above Penn Station, another step toward a City Council vote after local leaders argued that a permit without term limits, as the arena had requested, would prevent renovation of the transit hub.

The unanimous vote came two weeks after the New York City Department of City Planning recommended that the commission approve the 15-year plan, which is five years longer than what many politicians had proposed but far too...
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