Thanks for your comment. We totally agree. Many of the designers in our office actually live in Brooklyn or Queens and have seen first-hand the scale and pace of investment in both boroughs. Brooklyn alone has more people than Houston — and almost as many as Chicago. Housing prices there match and sometimes exceed…
Thanks for your comment! Your point about the BQE as an evacuation route is well taken. We did not consider disaster response in our analysis of the project, and it’s obviously something that would need to be solved for.