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Block 37 a Block too Far?

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Today, the New York Times reported on the hard time Mills Corp. is having getting its New Jersey Meadowlands development, appropriately given the fantasyland monicker, Xanadu, off the ground. Apparently, blown deadlines, cost overruns, shareholder lawsuits, and an SEC investigation surround the east coast project. Sound like Block
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Tall Tower Tossed

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According to an article in today's Chicago Tribune, ne'er-do-well developer J. Paul Beitler's plan to plant a 2,000-foot TV antenna in the middle of Streeterville is no more. In the face of stiff opposition by local residents and limp interest from area broadcasters, the plan was shelved in
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