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Wrecking Ball

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Our sister site is reporting that the beautiful Rizzoli bookstore on West 57th Street will likely be razed. The limestone mansion that houses it, along with two neighboring buildings, will be cleared to make room for an unspecified "development"—unless preservationist groups have anything to say about it. [Curbed NY]