Gentrification Of Queens

Manhattanites are doing what was once unthinkable -- moving to Queens.
November 15, 2004, 8am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"In the final year of the HBO hit series 'Sex and the City,' the character Carrie Bradshaw and her Prada-touting friends experienced a number of firsts...[Miranda] did something that at the time seemed even more shocking. Lured by a house with a backyard, high ceilings and a working fireplace, she moved (gasp) to Brooklyn.

The self-defined hipsters who have always considered Manhattan the center of the universe have gradually incorporated Brooklyn into their map of the world. But Queens? Now, that would be going too far."

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Published on Sunday, November 14, 2004 in The New York Times
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