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Old Posted Oct 7, 2009, 3:07 PM
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Originally Posted by i_am_hydrogen View Post
The notion of replacing this area with housing projects was not "wrong and stupid." It was wrought from good intentions. The towers-in-the-park design, the concentration of poor blacks in high-rise buildings, the maladministration, the neglect... That was "wrong and stupid."
It's really only the latter two (bolded). New York City public housing is, relatively speaking, fine and desirable with huge waiting lists, despite exhibiting the first two characteristics you deem 'wrong and stupid'
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