The Chrysler Building and the Empire State Building seen along the Manhattan skyline from the 38th floor of the U.N. headquarters in New York. Photo: Reuters

New York to re-zone East Midtown, but new towers may be some way off

The City Council’s zoning subcommittee has approved an ordinance that would re-zone 78 blocks between East 39th and East 57th streets, to allow for bigger and taller buildings

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The Chrysler Building and the Empire State Building seen along the Manhattan skyline from the 38th floor of the U.N. headquarters in New York. Photo: Reuters
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