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Is zoning being used to gradually purify New York City and other big cities?
September 28, 2004, 1pm PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Under Michael Bloomberg, alas, my erstwhile home continues its gradual transmogrification into a theme park parody of itself: ManhattanLand, an island of smokeless, sterile cafes where Times Square is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Disney corporation... While the news focuses on the neopuritanism of those who see unhealthy living as the cardinal sin, New York's transformation began with a dose of the more old fashioned sort: zoning regulations..."

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Published on Monday, September 27, 2004 in Reason Online
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