The AP reports that three residential co-ops are suing the NYPD over its plan to build a "high-tech command bunker" at 1 Police Plaza. The residents believe that the bunker "must undergo environmental and land use reviews," but the NYPD says no review is required, plus there's "no change to the exterior or its existing footprint." Another issue residents are concerned about it traffic that construction will bring--1 Police Plaza is just north of the Brooklyn Bridge exits. Chinatown has been hit hard by the closure of Park Row after September 11, and one resident adds that the NYPD "should be moving critical functions away [from] densely populated" areas.
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