(Photo from downtownexpress.com)
Here's an interesting article about a guy fighting to stay in an old building in lower Manhattan:
Tenant holds out in 1830s building as sexy projects go on around him
"In 2006, the demolition of 215 Pearl St. next door began causing problems for the historic structure and its residents. On Aug. 29, 2006, the Rockrose project was issued a violation for unsafe demolition and on Oct. 13, residents discovered the five-story crack in 213’s façade."
Rockrose? Where has QC heard that name before? Hmmm...oh yes! That's right, they are building Queens West. Is that really the type of developer that should be chosen to handle such a massive project considering the type of work that do?
Well just for shits and giggles, let's see which Queens reps they like to give money to:
Rockrose Campaign Contributions
Now there's a shock!