City Council Testimony on Towers and Shadows

Today KPFui director Luc Wilson testified at the New York City Council against proposed local law to limit the construction of tall buildings near parks. "The key question today is whether shadows cast by tall buildings have the capacity to impact the comfort level of park goes such that they need to be regulated city wide. Assuming that regulations beyond existing zoning height and setback requirements are necessary, who does the review and what criteria is used for evaluation? My research has shown that height alone is not the only consideration," testifies Wilson. Read the full City Council testimony and press coverage