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Old 08-17-2019, 07:47 PM
 
Location: Brooklyn, NY
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Lol at people not realizing the obvious troll lol
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Old 08-18-2019, 03:58 PM
 
Location: NY
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It's interesting that Manhattan, a supposedly wealthy and prestigious place, has so many housing projects. I'm not talking about just the ones in harlem and east harlem but the massive housing projects in prime real estate, like the lower east side next to east river, chelsea, lincoln center, and even upper east side. What's even more shocking is that there's luxury condos right next to these projects!

If NYC wants to get to the next level and truly become a great city, it should imitate Chicago's model of urban development, which is the gold standard for all cities. Chicago has destroyed most of the housing projects near prime real estate, such as the infamous cabrini green, which is near gold coast. As a result, Chicago from the south loop all the way north to rogers park, is impeccably clean, safe, and thoroughly gentrified. There's very few homeless people and violent criminals roaming the streets at night.

NYC still has a long way to go, and I wish it the best of luck. The next mayor and the city council should study Chicago's model. After all, there's a reason why Chicago is the favorite to win the 2016 Olympics.


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After all, there's a reason why Chicago is the favorite to win the 2016 Olympics.



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It is hard to imagine that housing projects have a detrimental affect on Livability ratings as a whole ( sarcasm )
and this is why Brownsville will never be the center of attraction for sports arenas or anything else for that matter.
Customers want to pay to see the play not get played .......................
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