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Watch 210 Years of Manhattan Densification in 2 Minutes

This visualization shows density peak in 1910, slip in the 20th century, then creep upward after 1980.
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YouTube: The Rise and Fall of Manhattan's Dens...

If you like the topic of urban density in general, or you’re interested in New York City development in particular, or you simply don’t want to work for the next two minutes, this fantastic animation of 210 years of Manhattan growth has your name on it. (Do yourself a favor and blow it up full-screen for a better effect.)