The company’s preliminary findings blame a failure with a 13,000-volt cable and a protective relay system Nearly 48 hours after the power outage that left parts of Midtown Manhattan and the Upper West Side in the dark , Con Edison has released its preliminary findings on the blackout. According to the company, an issue with its relay protection system—which should, in theory, trigger a circuit breaker should any equipment failures happen—led to the outage. “The relay protection system is designed with redundancies to provide high levels of reliability,” the company said in a statement.
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Dutch doors, hardwood floors, and a nice backyard Built in 1922, this nearly 1,200-square-foot cottage tucked into a cul de sac is a quaint and cute retreat in the hills of Beachwood Canyon . The two-bedroom, two-bathroom home at 6232 Glen Airy Drive is fronted by a red Dutch door.
The pilot program would explore how to ease commutes in the notoriously hard-to-navigate borough Staten Island pols are calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to implement a microtransit pilot program that would increase transit options and ease commutes in the borough where public transit is lacking and spread out
The crippling outage occurred on the anniversary of the 1977 blackout A power failure swept the west side of Manhattan Saturday evening, at one point leaving more than 60,000 customers without power, according to Con Edison. Power was restored to all customers just before midnight. Officials say a transformer fire may have caused the outage at 6:47 p.m., plunging subway stations, Broadway theaters, and businesses in the heart of New York City into darkness
New Yorkers took the blackout, which affected much of Midtown Manhattan, in stride At around 7 p.m. on Saturday night, the lights went out in much of Midtown Manhattan
That blackout affected much of New York City and led to arson and looting in NYC neighborhoods In one of those bizarre coincidences that’s almost too strange to be true, the blackout that affected a large swath of Midtown Manhattan on Saturday happened on the 42nd anniversary of the massive citywide power outage of 1977 .
The landmark was admirably restored and polished by its current owner, designer Pamela Shamshiri It’s shaping up to be a real banner week for fans of California modernist architecture.
Lawmakers say the city must crack down on ambiguities in the zoning code The city recently enacted stricter zoning regulations to curb excessive mechanical spaces in residential buildings, the first in a series of steps geared toward eliminating zoning ambiguities exploited by developers. In April, the City Council approved a zoning amendment that counts mechanical voids exceeding 25 feet towards a building’s usable space and that restricts builders from creating those spaces within 75 feet of one another.
Neighbors are fighting plans to put a shelter on a street they say is already challenged by crime, graffiti, and disinvestment Whittier’ s plans to build a homeless shelter are just getting off the ground and local leaders are already facing pushback.