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Silence the City that Never Shuts Up with Soundproof Interior Windows

Despite adjustments to the city’s Noise Code in 2007, the number of noise complaints is steadily rising; 420,000 complaints were lodged with the city’s 311 hotline in 2016—more than double the number in 2011. In a recent article featured in the New York Times titled, “New York Becomes the City That Never Shuts Up,” a city councilman who represents the once-peaceful Upper East Side noted that noise now is the #1 complaint, with the majority of complaints springing from human interaction such as parties, banging or pounding, and loud talking.

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