Today’s Columbia Spectator chronicles the ongoing work of Task Force Member organization Westsiders for Public Participation, as they challenge the development of Columbus Village, four residential towers with 320,000 square feet of retail space on Columbus Avenue between 97th and 100th Streets. Among the WPP’s concerns: the effect of this new development on the mostly rent-stabilized Park West Village area, and more immediately, structural instabilities in the PWV buildings caused by the construction.

“It is the citizens’ obligation to hold City government accountable to the law,” Bunten, founder of the WPP told the Spectator, “The fulfillment of that obligation is our entire purpose.”

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