NYC Planning Board OKs 'Pyramid Building' On West 57th

Law360, New York (December 21, 2012, 3:18 PM ET) -- The New York City Planning Commission on Thursday gave the Durst Organization's residential arm the green light to build a massive, pyramid-shaped apartment building on West 57th Street, moving the 753-unit development one step closer to final approval.

The CPC gave its blessing to the project at 625 W. 57th St., designed by Danish “starchitect” Bjarke Ingels, with several caveats, including modifications to the plan such as widening a pedestrian walkway in the through block and adding vitrines along West 58th Street in order to add...
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