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Case Study for New York.docx

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Case Study for New York  1970’s: NY was on the verge of Bankruptcy  The World’s Capital  New York Region: 18.3 population (3 largest in the world) $1.28 trillion metro GDP (2010, #1 in the US)  3.7 Employed in NYC, 55% Manhattan  The city consists of 5 burrows o Manhattan, Stattan Island, Brooklyn, The Bronx, Queens  Manhattan  Tompkins Square/East Village area = gentrified  Historic immigrant working class = east village/lower east side = subject to gentrification  West Village: Greenwich Village = historically associated w/ bohemian, counter-culture group  Manhattan - > 905 services; 55% in quaternary sector  Largest conglomeration of business services in the world  Command and control centre o
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