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15 Penn Plaza

Empire State Building Rival APPROVED

AP | SARA KUGLER FRAZIER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The Empire State Building's owner lost his bid to stop a new skyscraper from rising in the neighborhood when the New York City Counci...

15 Penn Plaza: The Great Giveaway

Henry J. Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Henry J. Stern

No one less well connected than the Vornado Realty Trust (owner of numerous major properties, including Bloomberg Tower) could play the system with such success and gain an unprecedented blank check.

Forget King Kong, Empire State Building Takes On New Enemy

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Look at Manhattan from afar, and the first thing you notice is the Empire State Building, spiking like a needle above the carpet of s...