How nice it must be, we sometimes think, to own broad swaths of this city's real estate. Consider the goings-on in Tribeca, where two competing groups are rushing to bribe property owners to preserve the neighborhood's historic facades. Notes one building owner, "For that kind of money I don't worry about tiny problems down the road." Neither would we, my friend.
· Competing Groups Offer Owners of Historic Buildings Cash [DtExp]