Re-Think NYC Minneapolis

There’s a billboard campaign in Manhattan at the moment showing how the island would look if Central Park were developed, and the rest of the city . . . wasn’t.¬†

It’s a brilliant way of showing the amount of space we devote to each use.

How would Minneapolis look rendered in such a fashion?

Imagine office buildings occupying Lake Calhoun, Cedar Lake, Lake of the Isles, etc. — and the rest of the city green.

I’m sure the ratio of green space to developed is higher in Minneapolis than NYC — and most other cities, for that matter.

It’s also the case that forests of 50 and 70-story buildings (Manhattan) cast much longer shadows than 15 and 30-story buildings (Minneapolis), even if the former are more impressive to look at.

About the author

Ross Kaplan has 19+ years experience selling real estate all over the Twin Cities. He is also a 12-time consecutive "Super Real Estate Agent," as determined by Mpls. - St. Paul Magazine and Twin Cities Business Magazine. Prior to becoming a Realtor, Ross was an attorney (corporate law), CPA, and entrepreneur. He holds an economics degree from Stanford.

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