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City planners are so totally over all the bank branches that have been popping up around the city of late. So they've decided to do something about the trend. According to City Room, when they sat down to discuss the rezoning of 125th Street, planners decided to restrict bank growth in the area. The new rules: "[banks] cannot occupy the ground floor of new buildings along 125th Street, between Broadway and Second Avenue, or the ground floor of new enlargements to existing buildings. They may, however, have an entranceway or lobby on the ground floor that leads to banking space on another floor. A limited amount of ground-floor space may be devoted to automated teller machines." Yeah, stick it to 'em real good! Well, kinda good.
· Zoning Restricts Bank Branches on 125th Street [City Room]