Thursday, May 22, 2008

Brooklyn Ten Square Miles Smaller Than Previously Thought

A geographer for the City Planning Department has calculated that the city is smaller than originally thought, the New York Times reported -- and Brooklyn has taken the biggest hit.

The city is about 17 square miles smaller than originally thought, and Brooklyn lost more than any other borough: about 10 square miles, going from 82 to 72 square miles.

It's Still a Big City, Just Not Quite So Big

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