The developer of a luxury high-rise in New York City must remove its top floors after judge ruled it abused zoning laws to build more stories
- A New York City Supreme Court judge has ordered a Manhattan developer to remove an undetermined number of floors from a residential tower currently under construction.
- According to community advocates, developer SJP Properties gerrymandered the city’s zoning code by using a hodgepodge of land lots to build more floors.
- The developer is appealing the ruling, citing the numerous prior approvals by the Department of Buildings.
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A New York Supreme Court judge has ruled that a Manhattan developer must remove an undetermined number of its top floors from a construction project on the Upper West Side after