"Brilliant. Way to knock down the city's oldest buildings for ... a greedy, unsustainably leveraged pipedream. QUESTION: Why doesn't this city require developers to show they have a) financing and b) plans to build before they demolish perfectly functional buildings? The city could at least demand this if a building is over 75 years old. WTF?!" [Hotel Armageddon: Huge Projects in Holding Patterns?]For more stories from Curbed, go to curbed.com.