The developers Steve Roth and Veronica Hackett have, after years of court cases and millions of dollars, finally secured their jewel on Central Park, as The Observer‘s Laura Kusisto reports in this week’s print edition. The dumpy rental building at 220 Central Park South will soon be replaced with yet another soaring luxury building. Tentative plans call for a 41-story luxury stunner meant to put its neighbors to shame. But the new building will face some stiff competition from the slew of new developments built on the Park just before this newcomer’s arrival.
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