Council Member Aims To Close a Landmark Loophole - March 14, 2007 - The New York Sun

NEW YORK CITY OFFICIALS COULD GAIN A POWERFUL NEW tool to save would-be historic and landmark buildings from the wrecking ball. Under a bill to be introduced today by City Council Member Rosie Mendez of Manhattan, the Department of Buildings would be allowed to revoke building permits for newly designated landmark properties if the owners have not completed a substantial amount of work or spent a significant amount of money on the projects when landmark status is granted.

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