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Well, it took almost 100 years to build the Q line extension so take your bets on how are they going to build a whole UWS sized neighborhood off Fidi

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Let's do it!

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There are so many empty units in all those ugly overpriced high-rise buildings

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> In addition to physically providing more land to help NYC better meet the demand for residential housing, it would also “push vulnerable places like Wall and Broad Streets further inland, and the peninsula can be designed with specific protections around its coastline to buffer itself and the rest of the city from flooding,” he explained of its global warming-based appeal.

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Lol, yes, make more walls for the castle of Wall Street. Sheeeeeet this is sounding like the “outer rings of Ba sing se” lmaoooo. It’s an interesting idea. But after seeing salesforce tower in San Francisco start sinking and nobody knows why or how to solve it I’m not confident in my countries architects at the moment. In Michigan we use our trash to make ski hills lol.

The time it would take to build

And then...the cost of everything which will outrage people who thought the new construction was all supposed to be "affordable"

I would suggest to ban foreign ownership and ban pied a terres and to tax the hell out of current foreign nonresident owners

Like a 50x increase in property tax if you don't also live in NYC full-time and pay full time income tax

Coerce them all into selling

Agreed. This city is expensive is because of the luxury buildings for foreign investors

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