On Friday, March 16, 2007, Patricia J. Lancaster, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Buildings, will be the featured speaker at a breakfast sponsored by the Center for New York City Law.
Ms. Lancaster was appointed Commissioner of the New York City Department of Buildings in April 2002. According to her official biography, she is "responsible for setting local construction standards, enforcing the Building Code and Zoning Resolution for over 950,000 buildings and properties, and regulating New York City's $16 billion per year construction industry."
Ms. Lancaster will speak on the City's rising real-estate prices and the need for regulatory reform. This event, held at New York Law School, is open to the public and free of charge, however, attendees must reserve a seat with the Center for New York City Law. The presentation is scheduled to begin promptly at 8:15am.
To secure your seat for this event, please contact the Center for New York City Law at (212) 431-2115 or use the following link: http://www.citylaw.org/events_reserve_original.php
To download a copy of Commissioner Lancaster's biography, please use the following link: