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CurbedWire: Waterfalls Turn On Time Approaches, Asking Questions Before Demolition

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DIFFERENT LOCATIONS?Tomorrow is Waterfalls Turn On Day, and there will be a press conference featuring the Mayor and Olafur Eliasson at 10AM followed by the first boat tour of the turned on falls and, oh, about 500,000 flickr photos by this time next week. The falls are on from 7AM-10PM every day through October 13. Meanwhile, the Brooklyn Bridge Pop-Up Park also opens tomorrow. It'll be there through Labor Day from 10AM-10PM at Fulton Ferry Landing. Happy waterfalls watching. [CurbedWire Inbox]

UPPER EAST SIDE?An Upper East Side group called the 93rd Street Beautification Association, which is angry about some recent demolitions on E. 93rd Street among other things, is starting a drive to get a zoning change that would require the city to review whether any building is "historically significant" before issuing demolition permits: "Currently, unless a structure is within a designated historic district, a demolition permit can be issued without a public hearing and without a thorough review of the historic significance of the subject structure or alternatives to its demise. This obvious gap between the community's integrity and the city's readiness to hand over the wrecking ball must be rectified posthaste." They're proposing a "demolition review" that would require a process to consider alternatives to demolishing buildings deemed "historically significant." [CurbedWire Inbox]