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There will be no “Lego office building” in the Strip District, the City Planning Commission decided after hours of discussion on a proposal to build a 20-story office tower on the 1500 block of Penn Avenue. Commissioners voted to deny the proposal without prejudice, meaning New York-based developer JMC Holdings can revise it and bring it back. One commissioner, Dina Blackwell, abstained.