Mayor Bloomberg Succinctly and Sassily Sums Up His Position on the Skyline Feud

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"One guy owns a building. He'd like to have it be the only tall building. I'm sorry, that's not the real world. Nor should it be." —Mayor Bloomberg on the concerns of Andrew Malkin, the owner of the Empire State Building, that a new tower nearby will ruin New York's iconic skyline. [NYDN]