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you need to choose between whether you eat or go to work. 1500 month in bay ridge areas
I wish I had those style of living! Yours is so great and likely nice! I can hardly boast to work on a professional writing to gain that summ for a month
Its the gas too people , lets not forget the gas price , which by the way cost me 1/2 my income. This house , two people , with a 1000sf house , two car payments , cost $2,200 to live , that is food ect... And that is not eating the way we should be.
Thats rent and all living expenses.
1350 for a large studio in Windsor terrace
700 a month in brooklyn
The regular experience of walking through tall grass.
so much I had to leave for a while
Exactly the right price, as determined by the laws of supply and demand.
1900 per month
$1500/month for Greenpoint, Brooklyn 1-bed, split btwn 2 people
$1450 for Upper West Side studio.
One bedroom apt. for $1600 a month - I pay half the rent ($800)
It's worth every penny!
too much. Pay doesn't keep up with cost of living.
I clear 2200/month but I have spend miniumum $1600/month.
We squeak by. but the things we need to do you can only do in NY.
I live in Anchorage.
Giving up some personal space in order to make more connections to other people.
Brave pain in the butt woman with a well thought out yet urgent response to the torture and planned execution of her beloved city.
As much as I love living here.
Coming from the other side of the world it costs a lot. I've let all my friends behind, my nice apartment, my privacy. Now I live in a dorm room in a house with 50 others. But the better part is, I do it with all my heart. I get more for it than it can ever cost me. I work with kids in the innercity everyday. I live with 49 people who do the same. Everybody gave up everything to come here in Bushwick. But when you give, you will receive. It is never about money. I don't get a coin for what I do here.
So does it cost me a lot? Maybe, but it is worth it. I will go away here richer than when I came.
Thank you for arranging this excellent exhibit. Well-written, engaging and respectful of the nuance in what Jacobs said and did. I feel there was one glaring omission -- any mention of the largest urban redevelopment project in decades, Atlantic Yards.
In the fight over that project, both sides have laid claim to Jane Jacobs legacy. That alone qualifies it for examination, as it is not the only project where developers and opponents both profess to be taking their cues from Jacobs. But for this exhibit to mention PlaNYC 2030 and NOT talk about Atlantic Yards disrupts the link between Jacobs work and the current city--a link this exhibit admirably strives to strengthen.
The expense here, regrettably includes ambitious denial, at least for momentary decisions, of the importance of money as an increasingly "highest power". A progressive importance of "paying for dreamy life", through the firecely perceived competition for perceived limited resources - the inspoken perceived "reality" of what really makes things "work" - keeps me "safe". Development and even "crowd control" choices are deeply affected throughout the city in subtle, eerie ways. Even the most social activisims are generated in a vacum of "Us and Them" minds. Most locally at the moment, it's the Helmsley Palace Hotel through which I walked into missing the side entrance which is the Municipal Arts Society, and realizing the way that this "place" was funded and that legacy, which affects things intangibly. The connections may be less Human-scaled then ever. Communicating here on a "miraculous" media of this screen I am typing at now, was manufactured by child slave labor far away from this neighborhood and the inertia of the "new" economies of scale, through our city and accross nations, the Human factor is expensive. The greatest hope, I believe, is not to address the cost of living "here", but to enlarge the priceless and very free-of-cost ability to think freely with an eye to a shift to Caring Legacies to the future.
minimally, $30,000. Transportation is a bargain. Culture, history, and scenery are priceless. Wandering the streets, the mountains (buildings) are miracles created by man. Each street is a canyon, with unique views of sunrise and sunset. No repitition.
The details and architectural elements provide examples of shapes and patterns throughout history. Most of all, the city is alive with people.
The high cost of living here has cost me the ability to live here, and the dreams of community i had for this city.
The high cost of living here has cost me the ability to live here, and the dreams of community i had for this city
I know what you mean. I think I'll have to leave soon -- but the overdevelopment and traffic, especially along Houston Street, where I live, is also forcing me out. I don't feel safe in the city anymore, and I can't afford to enjoy most of the cultural activities that make it special.
l lot of dough
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