Real Estate Quotes

Not only is this against the principal of home rule, but such legislation transfers the enforcement of the law to an unknown and untried body of men and takes it out of the hands of the Fire Department….one of the most efficient departments of the City of New York.

Charles F. Noyes “who represents owners of many store and loft buildings in Manhattan”.
399403/23/1913 | Full Details | Law(s): Triangle Factory Laws

Many owners will be so financially embarrassed by the great expenditure made necessary thereby that great numbers of buildings would be forced into foreclosure or otherwise sacrificed.

The Realty League inveighs against the Factory Investigating Commission fire regulations.
398303/19/1913 | Full Details | Law(s): Triangle Factory Laws

If you eliminate further bakeshops in the cellar…the poor man is going to suffer, and we are crying now for the high cost of living. If you will wipe out the cellar bakeries, the poor man will get a smaller loaf of bread.

Dr. Abraham Korn, president of the United Real Estate Owners’ Association. Only date available: 1913.
400601/01/1913 | Full Details | Law(s): Triangle Factory Laws

[Those killed in factory fires are] an infinitesimal proportion of the population.

Robert Dowling, NYC real estate man, and voice of business on the Factory Investigating Committee. Only date available: 1913.
398201/01/1913 | Full Details | Law(s): Triangle Factory Laws