"one way to ruin a cute row of circa 1940's Tudor style single family homes? Throw an illegal extension on the roof of one of them and create a stalled work site." According to this tipster, despite a Stop Work Order still being in place, there was activity on the site last week.
You'd think by now, city planning would have adopted a measure that prohibits this kind of ridiculous blight on the streetscape. But that might actually improve quality of life in this city and do nothing to help developers.