In the City of Occupy, A Year of Extremes

A record number of people were in shelters, and an heiress landed an $88 million apartment.

GINIA BELLAFANTE E-mail: bigcity@nytimes.com
METROPOLITAN


As we mark the passing of a year that will be remembered, one hopes, for turning a spotlight on social inequality, consider this: as the homeless population reached unprecedented heights in New York City, a new and entirely mind-detonating record was...

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