The decision to set aside “affordable housing” in Hunters Point South is a misguided government attempt to alleviate a supposed problem.1 Instead it is nothing more than a reallocation from the slightly have-more’s to the slightly-have-less’s, and whenever you gaze upon the towers after they are completed, I hope that you come to visualize them as a monument to such. [Read more…] about IS HUNTER’S POINT SOUTH MIDDLE-CLASS WARFARE?
- Though it could just as easily be considered either a) an attempt to increase votes for politicians who support it(I mean, what politician wouldn’t support this seemingly benign project?) b) an attempt to create a legacy: largest affordable housing project in more than three decades, in grand view of everyone on the Circle Line, FDR Drive, midtown office towers. Might be as visible as Rock Center, and best of all, didn’t cost Mayor , err some politician, a dime [↩]