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Opening of New York’s First Public Observatory Mired in Red Tape Courtesy of City Hall

Posted on AllSides June 20th, 2024
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‘We’re putting a tin can a little bigger than a port-a-potty on a piece of grass that nobody uses,’ an advocate of the project says. ‘It shouldn’t take two-and-a-half years.’ New York City’s first public observatory may no longer come to fruition thanks to an array of regulatory roadblocks to the project being erected by the city of New York. The observatory was scheduled to open this spring at Jerome Park, near the Bronx High School of Science. Instead, the city government told the organization behind the project — the...

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