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Alterations, conversions and more in New York and elsewhere.

Conversions: 'legalize' your New York building

There might be several reasons why your building is illegal. You may have added a floor without a permit, you may have added a parking lot without a permit, you may have converted to another use without a permit or you may be operating your store in a new building without a Certificate of Occupancy.

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Ghost Ship Warehouse Fire, A Debate In Urban Design (3 Of 4)

This is an analysis of architectural and urban design aspect of the Ghost Ship warehouse fire in Oakland, CA by Ritu Saheb, Architect, AIA. She is an architect in New York city, and is very familiar with issues of urban design, real estate development and fire codes.

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