NYC Approves Landmark Brooklyn Skyscraper District

Some realtors argue that it’s a “disincentive for people to make investments in these older buildings”


City officials gave final approval Wednesday to a landmark historic district protecting more than 20 skyscrapers that help define the downtown Brooklyn skyline.

New York’s City Council voted in favor of the Borough Hall Skyscraper Historic District, which encompasses 21 skyscrapers and office buildings that were built in the late 19th and early 20th centuries near the building that was once known as Brooklyn City Hall. It is the borough’s first historic district to feature commercial high rises.

Read the full story on this article from NBC 4 New York.



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