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Today, the NYP examines the reason why 57th Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues is so dismal. The "long-empty lot" and seven "highly visible vacancies" at prime spots is the result of "landlords who keep spaces empty indefinitely as they seek rents that can't be obtained or bide their time for redevelopment that might never come." So, no one wants to be neighbors with Bergdorf Goodman? [NYP]