Gallery: Manhattan Borough President Wants to Turn Stalled Construction...

Did you know that there are currently more than 600 stalled construction sites in New York City? And according to the Department of Buildings, due to a slumping commercial real estate industry, many of these lots won’t be worked on anytime soon. But Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer is looking to turn these abandoned lots into farmers’ markets, cafes, and arts spaces, effectively turning these ugly eye sores into lively public spaces.

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