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Embattled Two Bridges Towers Gets Appeals Court OK — But Two More Cases Await

A panel of judges on Thursday slapped down a decision that had blocked a three-building megadevelopment on the Lower East Side. But that doesn’t mean construction in Two Bridges has the go-ahead — yet. A unanimous decision from the Appellate Division reversed a particularly ardent ruling by Manhattan Supreme Court Judge Arthur Engoron last summer […]

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Court Knocks Out Building Block of Lower East Side Stacked Tower

Developers planning to stack a 100-story waterfront apartment tower atop a Lower East Side senior residence and retail space have lost a round in their game of real estate Tetris. A panel of state appellate judges recently ruled the storefront’s long-term leaseholder must have a say in how the property’s development rights get used. That […]