That quote comes from your BHB correspondent as he witnessed the harrowing action over the past several weeks of a crane (beautifully) refurbishing trim around the eighth floor of 161 Henry Street (across from CVS).
Anyone who watched these brave guys at work saw them at various times floating across the middle of Henry or Pierrepont Street in their miniscule iron chamber. This is one Heights I’d prefer to avoid.
According to building permits at the front doorway, the 10-story, 31-unit residential coop, built in 1906, is also modifying window frames on the ground floor. More photos below.