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From The New York Shitty Inbox: 47 Stories of Fun!
Filed under: 11222, Greenpoint, Greenpoint Brooklyn, Greenpoint Magic
I saw this post today on gothamist, and my jaw just dropped. A megalith tower on freaking India street???? Are the thousand yuppies stupid enough to buy crappy condos for $750,000 all going to crowd onto the G train? A-holes.
To answer Jessica’s question: yes, I have seen this. I was especially amused by this quote from the developer, one Jonathan Bernstein:
We are asking for radical changes to the zoning, but we do think itâ€™s way different than anything thatâ€™s been proposed on the waterfront… We think it will be a gateway to Manhattan and Greenpoint.
New York Shitty analysis: it looks like Long Island City ate a business park and took a shit.
Image Credit: Gothamist