Saga at 143 Ludlow: Another Look at Illegal Rooftop Construction

Posted on: January 2nd, 2013 at 6:28 am by
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For the last few weeks, construction on the questionably legal rooftop tumor at 143 Ludlow Street has continued unabated. Despite a recent partial stop work order on the property for “enlarged parapet.” Unauthorized steel and concrete work has thus far increased the building height by at least eight additional feet.

There are still no permits for such activity up top, according to city records, but DOB inspectors continue approving all clear. Have a look; and check out the hundred or so complaints already filed here.

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Sources tell us that DOB investigations unit is aware of the issue, but resources are reportedly spread thin due to Sandy aftermath. That hands are tied, and there’s little they can do to stop it.

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