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David Chipperfield’s Jane Street Building is rejected by neighbourhood residents

United States Architecture News - Jun 24, 2016 - 00:49   6857 views

David Chipperfield’s Jane Street Building is rejected by neighbourhood residents

[....] Testimony against the development came in droves, with NIMBYs speaking against the project’s "inappropriate," "out-of-scale," "travesty" of a design. A resident of 9 Jane Street who’s made his home there for 57 years delivered an impassioned testimony against the building. "Sky and sun will be taken out of my life and absorbed into a building next door," he read from a letter addressed to Minskoff, "Now I will face a concrete shaft … My sun and sky will be repackaged and sold as an amenity''..... Continue Reading

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