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Smile for entry

August 27, 2013Amy Canfield

NEW YORK—Many of the 4,000 residents of the historic Knickerbocker Village apartments in Manhattan have tossed out their access cards. Soon all of them will, because the only thing they'll need to enter the 12-building, 1,600-unit complex is their face. No more keys, no more access codes.The sheer size of the complex, dating back to the 1930s, posed a challenge to 27-year general manager Vincent Callagy. “It's hard to know who are invited guests and who are people who should not be here....

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