Revised state law would clear the way for bigger resi buildings Opponents worry this will invite more supertalls
New York City may soon see another surge in supertall skyscrapers.
The city is pushing for changes to a state law that would allow developers to nearly double the maximum square footage permitted in new residential developments.
Two new bills propose to revise zoning rules that currently limit the size of the city s residential buildings, Crain s reported. Mayor Bill de Blasio s administration hopes the law change will help encourage the creation of affordable housing in high-density commercial areas. The mayor first announced that he wanted to change the st阿爱上海同城