New York is a place where anyone in the world has a chance to start over and live a new life . In all three readings you get a sense that their are a lot of different categories to place people who live in the city in.Some may say that the categories would be set in by age like the young and energized or the middle aged and hard working and then the old and retired. One thing that really stuck out to me was in “What is a city” by Lewis Mumford where they asked the question what is the city built for the people? or the cars? and to me i think that the city was built to be convenient for the people if you live in anyone of the 5 boroughs you could walk two blocks in any direction and have bodega but then if you really think about it everything is easier once you acquire a licence and vehicle their are specific ways to get to places in less than 15 minutes which would once take maybe an hour or more by walking or public transportation. this changed my opinion on why the city was designed the way it is.
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