Prominent in the local Palm Beach news are stories about how many major and minor charity events—count ‘em 22 to date—have decamped from Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago, including the generally acknowledged social event of the year: The Red Cross Ball.
Thank you, Friends of the Upper East Side Historic Districts, for alerting us to City Comptroller Scott Stringer’s new audit of the city’s POPs — and also for explaining what Privately Owned Public Spaces are.
The photo above of 200 E. 64th Street well illustrates the games building owners play. That area behind the planters is supposed to be open to the public. The developer received over 25,000 square feet of additional floor space in return.