Open the Door to An Inclusive NYC


Published on The Huffington Post

Coauthored by Corey Johnson and Helen Rosenthal

At its best, New York City is a place where people from all walks of life live together and interact with each other. But a new residential tower rising on Manhattan's west side tears at that tradition: the building will have separate entrances for low-income and luxury residents, ensuring that the two groups won't ever mix in the hallways, on the elevators, or in the building's gym.

Incredibly, this so-called "poor door" development is being subsidized by our tax dollars. How could this be?

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