New York vs London residential towers: Which is better?

432 Park Avenue

New York and London are both bristling with new residential towers, a boom driven by demand and skyrocketing prices. But how do the two cities regulate their location, shape and design quality? Ike Ijeh reports on a tale of two high-rise housing booms

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