This month in real estate history: A toxic Bronx canal sees its demise, the Empire State Building opens … & more

From the May issue: A New York State Supreme Court judge tossed out an effort to stop the city’s acquisition of the Mott Haven Canal, just north of the Third Avenue Bridge in the Bronx, the New York Times reported 117 years ago this month. President Herbert Hoover pressed a ceremonial button in Washington, D.C., that signified the opening of New York City’s most iconic tower 86 years ago this month, according to the Library of […]

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