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Life in Long Island City, the Country’s Fastest-Growing Neighborhood

New York Magazine September 7, 2017

However disorienting such new development may feel to New Yorkers used to skylines being only on the Manhattan side of the East River, Long Island City is not a story of mass displacement of residents. “It was an industrial neighborhood with very few residents,” says longtime local advocate Nina Rappaport. “Long Island City had a population of like 15,000.”

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