Creative Class Vs New York City Essay

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New York City, the city of dreams and high expenses. That’s one of the things I have taken away from reading the census data and Florida’s Cities and the Creative Class. What is humorous to me is that the idea of how much residential places cost and how much space you get for the price makes me wonder why New York City has the majority of the highest percentage of people living in the city with those creative careers. However, I shouldn’t be the one questioning anything because here I am in New York City paying so much more for an education here then I would have at the other schools I got into. So why do the creative flock to New York City? Well I guess this is an easy question for people that live here but whoever doesn’t live here and is part of the group that gawks at the huge prices we pay for a “dirty”, “noisy” city wonders why. New York City is covered with opportunities for the creative class living here which just proves that when you are in a creative community, consumers flock to to the city with the best and most people in the creative specialization they are interested in acquiring or employing. New York City in fact is…show more content…
However, even if that was fixed, in New York City I don’t think I have met one lazy individual that just came to New York City not pursuing a dream. Everyone I have met are living their dream here or striving to accomplish their dream. Like the Frank Sinatra song says “if you can make it there you can make it anywhere.” New York City isn’t an easy place to live because here no one can sleep intel their ambitious goal is accomplished. The amount of ambition, drive, effort, and dreams that inhabit the people of New York City is unattainable in numbers. Living here just makes you more aware of the possibilities that are available to you causing you to work harder knowing how close you are to accomplishing your

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