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New York is more now than the sum of its people and buildings. It makes sense only as a mechanical intelligence, a transporter system for the daily absorbing and nightly redeploying of the human multitudes whose services it requires.
Peter Conrad (b. 1948), Australian critic, author. The Art of the City, ch. 13 (1984).
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