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    As for your above post: Housing prices are high...

    As for your above post: Housing prices are high becasue that's what people are using to invest. It's called a housing bubble. When it bursts, my theroy will prove true.

    Also, You're in Tuscany....
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    You want proff costs are hurting NYC's position...

    You want proff costs are hurting NYC's position as a world leader?:

    http://inc.com/magazine/20050501/bestcities.html

    http://www.forbes.com/home/global/2005/0704/076.html


    Go ahead and tell...
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    ...like swiss cheese, baby! No, seriously....

    ...like swiss cheese, baby!

    No, seriously. Your fighting basic supply and demand. Any numbers from "Forbes" or "Inc" is not going to talk about that. I'm talking about office space.


    Right...
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    They're high for a variety of reasons. I...

    They're high for a variety of reasons.

    I don't have to explain myself, for one reason:

    In 20 years, when your buddies manage to wipe NYC off the economic map, everything I said will have been...
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    You didn't clarify why. In response, no, it...

    You didn't clarify why.

    In response, no, it doesn't seem to bright. I'm thinking a office buidling that reflects the station would be better.


    My original response was crafted towards your...
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    NIMBY's 1, Progress 0 So, are they gonna put...

    NIMBY's 1, Progress 0

    So, are they gonna put swings in the new park? Weeeeeeeee:D
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    Fabrizo: I understand your view on why there...

    Fabrizo: I understand your view on why there shouldn't be a tower there. But here's the part NO ONE here gets:

    1) less office space equals more expense

    2) More expense means companies leave NYC...
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    Sticky: I guess I'm the one who's dense... I thought...

    I guess I'm the one who's dense...


    I thought you had said "They think all white people here are artists"

    Did I misinterpret?
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    Sticky: "Middle-class" whatever, I'm saying stable...

    "Middle-class" whatever, I'm saying stable employment.


    We're both saying the same things, just in different words.


    Anyway, it's all for glitz. The working-class hood has no appeal to...
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    Sticky: What's wrong with middle-class whites moving to...

    What's wrong with middle-class whites moving to the Bronx? Why do you have to be an artist?


    Middle class any-color is what a city needs to thrive. I always saw the Bronx as the future...
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    How big will the footprint for the 85 story tower...

    How big will the footprint for the 85 story tower be? if it's like 40,000 ft per floor, then that's over 3 million sq ft.

    Do you think it will all get rented?

    Is there a second office tower...
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    Any office space in this?

    Any office space in this?
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    Sticky: It does matter. I'm only saying why it was...

    It does matter. I'm only saying why it was re-named.


    Anyway, I'm glad it's getting better. I hope they bring back those old apartment buidlings instead of new townhomes, so there can be more...
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    Sticky: That is a horrible name, it really is. However,...

    That is a horrible name, it really is. However, let keep in mind what image the "South Bronx" conjours up:




    ...
  15. In terms of the court decision, this truly is a...

    In terms of the court decision, this truly is a sad day. Unfortunetly, this will hurt the image of progressives and liberals beyond it's already damaged name.

    However, this will likely make the...
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    Sticky: For them not to pick Site 26b would be follish...

    For them not to pick Site 26b would be follish and stupid. Every other site would require demolishion, CD meetings, and zoning hassles. Site 26b is ready to go and is accessable, unile 8th Ave.
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    How can you blame him? He's being attacked by...

    How can you blame him? He's being attacked by everyone.


    Anyway, about this "NIMBYism", no one here seems to get the fact that if you don't create new housing, the housing you do have ends up...
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    Sticky: Kilq6: Got any odds on who's gonna win? Is...

    Kilq6:

    Got any odds on who's gonna win? Is Downtown storng, or is it really 2 sites and an afterthought.
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    Well, I heard Lehman Brothers has abandoned Lower...

    Well, I heard Lehman Brothers has abandoned Lower Manhattan for good. And as for Merril Lynch, they're still Downtown?


    Hey, Kilq6, put your venture capital and Bio-tech space Downtown. Roomy...
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    Sticky: Two questions: Are these guys big guns...

    Two questions:

    Are these guys big guns (meaning 100 and above)?

    And are any of them thinking about Lower Manhattan?
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    Sticky: Poll: I think traffic should be limited in Lower...

    I think traffic should be limited in Lower Manhattan period. I think making Lower Manhattan the first pedestrian CBD in the country would be a big selling point.
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    That's great news!!!Becasue even with 15ft...

    That's great news!!!Becasue even with 15ft floors, that's over 80 floors!.


    Also, we don't know if that'll be the exact height. For that much, Childs could push for 90 floors at 1350. Then the...
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    /\ Right. I was simply using an example. ...

    /\ Right. I was simply using an example.

    Anyway, how come NIMBYs hold such power over politicans. It's only a few people. And they don't have the money developers do!!!!!!!!!!!!!!I thought money...
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    Thank you, this has been helpful. I will take...

    Thank you, this has been helpful. I will take your advice and make a trip to the library. However, there is one little thing:

    I have Aspergers syndrome. I basically see the world way, way, WAY...
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    /\ Wow. That was some fun ride. I never...

    /\ Wow. That was some fun ride. I never experienced so much spin in my whole life!


    For the first post, that was simply a "go ahead and flame me" answer.

    For the second, read the other...
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