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5/29/2009 2:25 PM 

Savings on Labor Allow Work on Residential Skyscraper to Resume  

May 29, New York

In March 2009, work stopped abruptly at the 37th floor of the 76-story Beekman Tower as the developer Bruce C. Ratner desperately sought to cut costs on the project, a glass and stainless steel apartment building in Lower Manhattan. Just as abruptly, work resumed on the tower, which will be the architect Frank Gehry’s first skyscraper and the tallest residential building in the city...more