How New York City’s Coastline Became Home to the Poor

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/04/nyregion/how-new-york-citys-coastline-became-home-to-the-poor.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

New York first started building housing projects on the waterfront because that’s where its poorest citizens happened to live, and continued because that’s where space was most readily available.

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