Why Norah Jones Can’t Have Windows in Brooklyn


Ever wondered why those brownstones down in Cobble Hill never have windows on their weirdly smooth brick sidewalls, even though it seems like a total wasted opportunity to easily engineer a whole lot more precious urban sunlight? Allow Norah Jones, her irate pop star-hating neighbors, and the Landmarks Preservation Commission to explain the answer to you. It involves “dangerous precedents.” [NYP]

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on November 16, 2009

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