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Old Posted May 16, 2017, 3:44 PM
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Originally Posted by mrnyc View Post
the river has nothing to do with anything about that. nyc will never be able to grow physically in area as london has from the 1960s-2000 (and could do again anytime in the future). in fact, if anything, its the opposite in nyc as it is more likely to lose staten island to nj someday.
This has absolutely nothing to do with the point that I was making.
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