Harmony Goldberg

How New York City’s Coastline Became a Place to Put the Poor – NYTimes.com

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How is it possible that the same winding, 538-mile coastline that has recently been colonized by condominium developers chasing wealthy New Yorkers, themselves chasing waterfront views, had been, for decades, a catch basin for many of the city’s poorest residents? The answer is a combination of accident, grand vision and political expedience.

Read more: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/04/nyregion/how-new-york-citys-coastline-became-home-to-the-poor.html?adxnnl=1&pagewanted=all&adxnnlx=1354907154-PskvmisOGDNXX7xg6oPcqg&_r=0

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