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Will the suburbs rise and the cities decline?

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From WSJ:  Indeed, the experience has the family rethinking its commitment to the city. Until the pandemic, the suburbs didn’t seem practical. But now that her husband, a lawyer, has proven his ability to work from home, they’re hoping his employer will be open to the idea. Last week, Ms. Euretig made her first call to a Hudson Valley real-estate agent. ...What’s the point of paying crazy rent on a cramped apartment if you can’t enjoy the city?  Related from MarginalRevolution:  New York City’s multi-tentacled subway system was a major disseminator – if not the principal transmission vehicle – of coronavirus infection

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From WSJ
Indeed, the experience has the family rethinking its commitment to the city. Until the pandemic, the suburbs didn’t seem practical. But now that her husband, a lawyer, has proven his ability to work from home, they’re hoping his employer will be open to the idea. Last week, Ms. Euretig made her first call to a Hudson Valley real-estate agent.
...What’s the point of paying crazy rent on a cramped apartment if you can’t enjoy the city? 

Related from MarginalRevolution:
 New York City’s multi-tentacled subway system was a major disseminator – if not the principal transmission vehicle – of coronavirus infection

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