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Monday, August 17, 2015
REAL ESTATE | Where NYC Boom Is
August 17, 2015–This New York Times chart based on data from NYC's Department of Finance shows how important Central Park is for creating real estate value. It also shows the resurgence of interest in the older parts of New York City, mostly on the West Side south of Midtown.
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