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Downtown Tower Draws Families Across Manhattan

Renderings of 50 West in downtown Manhattan. (DBox)
Renderings of 50 West in downtown Manhattan. (DBox)

The 64-story curved-glass 50 West tower has officially opened sales to the public, after a quiet phase during which 30 percent of the 191 units...

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Report: Oversight Lacking in NYC Payroll Project

NEW YORK—Investigators say poor oversight allowed a New York City payroll-technology project to spiral into a $700 million tangle of contractor fraud, budget overruns and delays. A Department of Investigation report released Friday says the city lacked proper management safeguards …... Read More

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