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Old 05-28-2015, 12:26 AM
 
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I understand TAM88,It's just crazy how small some of these popular cities are in land size & population.

Even Manhattan is tiny & after visiting i was kinda shocked at how small the cities back East are.

Here's a link showing how massive Los Angeles is to 8 major cities combined including New york .
MAP: Los Angeles Is Bigger Than These Eight Major U.S. Cities Combined | L.A. Weekly
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Old 05-28-2015, 12:28 AM
 
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Luckily for Las vegas it has alot of room to grow.
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Old 05-28-2015, 08:25 AM
 
Location: Brooklyn, New York
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Even Manhattan is tiny & after visiting i was kinda shocked at how small the cities back East are.
Manhattan is the smallest borough of NYC by land area. Manhattan by itself is not NYC, similarly Hollywood is not whole of LA.
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Old 05-28-2015, 08:28 AM
 
Location: Upper West Side, Manhattan, NYC
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Manhattan is the smallest borough of NYC by land area. Manhattan by itself is not NYC, similarly Hollywood is not whole of LA.
It's also barely larger than the Bronx in population. Manhattan makes up less than 20% of the overall population of NYC.
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Old 05-28-2015, 08:33 AM
 
Location: Brooklyn, New York
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Not only that but with the fact that Newark has one of the largest ports in the country where literally billions of dollars pass through it every day its kind of crazy to think a city with 24 square miles has such an infrastructure that is so important to its regions economy/ states economy. Thus, I agree if Newark was had 45 square miles it would go from just a big city to a huge city that was vibrant had a huge population. Though, its nice to see New Jersey's biggest cities having so much construction going on. Nice to see urban renewal happening in once great cities.
Besides having a port, don't forget that Newark has one of the largest international airports in the country - Newark Liberty.

All of this population growth/development is spillover from NYC. All NJ cities that have a PATH train will see a lot of development and population growth.
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Old 05-28-2015, 09:15 AM
 
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It's also barely larger than the Bronx in population. Manhattan makes up less than 20% of the overall population of NYC.
While this is technically true, it isn't very relevant. At no point is Manhattan only populated by residents; there are hundreds of thousands of Tourists, Commuters, etc that occupy the island literally all day every day. While this is true in other cities as well, the scale of Manhattan is so much larger.

For all intents and purposes, Manhattan is an Island of 4 million people.
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Old 05-28-2015, 09:24 AM
 
Location: Upper West Side, Manhattan, NYC
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While this is technically true, it isn't very relevant. At no point is Manhattan only populated by residents; there are hundreds of thousands of Tourists, Commuters, etc that occupy the island literally all day every day. While this is true in other cities as well, the scale of Manhattan is so much larger.

For all intents and purposes, Manhattan is an Island of 4 million people.
Well, yes, I agree. My point is that people visit and think that NYC is JUST Manhattan, which is very false.
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Old 05-28-2015, 01:06 PM
 
Location: Seattle, WA
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Well, yes, I agree. My point is that people visit and think that NYC is JUST Manhattan, which is very false.
You can say that about any city, since tourists and business folks stick to a city's focal point. The exception is LA, where tourists flock to Malibu, Santa Monica, Venice, Rodeo Drive, the Getty, Griffith Observatory, and Hollywood just as much if not far more than tourists flock to DTLA.
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Old 05-28-2015, 02:35 PM
 
Location: Upper West Side, Manhattan, NYC
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You can say that about any city, since tourists and business folks stick to a city's focal point. The exception is LA, where tourists flock to Malibu, Santa Monica, Venice, Rodeo Drive, the Getty, Griffith Observatory, and Hollywood just as much if not far more than tourists flock to DTLA.
Yeah, but I think NYC is probably one of the worst in the US in this regard for whta people think is the actual city.
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Old 05-28-2015, 02:39 PM
 
Location: Zurich, Switzerland/ Piedmont, CA
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For all intents and purposes, Manhattan is an Island of 4 million people.
Its more like 1.5 Million
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