MEGA-RICH TOWERS TO CAST SHADOW OVER CITY

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The  90 story luxury tower One57, center, on West 57th Street in Midtown Manhattan in New York is seen casting a shadow over Central Park's Sheep Meadow on Saturday, December 28, 2013. A recent study reported that the One57 and other proposed and under construction "mega-towers" for the "über-rich" over 1000 feet will cast long shadows at certain times of the year plunging parts of the southern section of the landmark Central Park in shadow. The buildings achieve their height by purchasing the air rights of smaller buildings. (© Richard B. Levine)
The 90 story luxury tower One57, center, on West 57th Street in Midtown Manhattan in New York is seen casting a shadow over Central Park's Sheep Meadow on Saturday, December 28, 2013. A recent study reported that the One57 and other proposed and under construction "mega-towers" for the "über-rich" over 1000 feet will cast long shadows at certain times of the year plunging parts of the southern section of the landmark Central Park in shadow. The buildings achieve...
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