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Old Posted Oct 15, 2019, 10:26 PM
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New York's decline was never really economic was it? It still housed almost every major financial institution and tons of head offices even at the height of its social dysfunction.

I imagine 80s New York extrapolated to today would just look a lot more dystopian, with the ultra rich living and working far above the poor people as opposed to living above the regular old rich people that inhabit it today.
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