According to an article in this week's Downtown Express, Tribeca residents are worried about large-scale development overwhelming their quaint, lofty district. For perspective, we suggest reading a recent Tribeca Trib profile of a Tribeca developer who has won the support of his neighbors by?get this?asking them their opinion. "It seemed to be the natural thing to do to speak to everybody ahead of time," says the developer, Fabian Friedland. Dear God, man! Stop the crazy talk! What, do you want to ruin this whole development thing for the rest of us?
· Tribeca real estate market's next boom [Downtown Express]
· Peace Talks, Then Praise for a Developer [Tribeca Trib]