Housing in the park has always been part of the its financing plan. Arguing about that is a whole other story. However, it’s the extra height on the building that we’re calling a “blooper”. Park brass reportedly agreed long ago that the condo would not exceed the 98 foot roofline of the National Cold Storage building formerly on that site. Collective or selective memory loss? Read more here and decide for yourself.
In the meantime we’re working on our adaptation of this classic Graham Parker song, substituting “Pierhouse” for “Playhouse”: