Rebuilding the UN from the Ground Up

UN Building Renovation Groundbreaking Photo Speaking of decrepit New York City landmarks, Mark Leon Goldberg reports on a major renovation of the 50-year-old United Nations building, which would have condemned “long ago if not for the fact that it falls under international jurisdiction.”

According to the UN News Centre, the current buildings are “plagued by leaks, safety violations and outdated systems.”

Somehow, that seems fitting.

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  1. Remember when Donald Trump offered to do this rehab in 18 months for $750 million?

  2. Can I kill a thread or what?