81-661 Height and Setback Modifications for Buildings in the Grand Central Core Area
For buildings on non-qualifying sites within the Grand Central Core Area, as shown on Map 2 (East Midtown Subdistrict and Subareas) in Appendix A of this Chapter, the provisions of Sections 81-26 (Height and Setback Regulations — Daylight Compensation), inclusive, or 81-27 (Alternate Height and Setback Regulations — Daylight Evaluation), inclusive, are modified as follows:
(a) where such buildings are governed by Section 81-26, no compensating recess shall be required for the encroachment of that portion of the building below a height of 150 feet, as measured from curb level; or
(b) where such buildings are governed by Section 81-27, the computation of daylight evaluation shall not include any daylight blockage, daylight credit, profile daylight blockage or available daylight for that portion of the building below 150 feet above curb level. However, the passing score required pursuant to paragraph (i) of Section 81-274 shall apply.