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We must see to it that the short-sighted growth o f ad d i ti onal l ittl e s h ops and res taurant s is curbed. Th e fo r egoin g gen eral p ri nci p l es may be gleane d from any books in the fast growing l i teratu r e on city planning, both i n this country and in Europe. Their ap pl ic atio n to B ro oklyn Heights of the fut u r e is largely a matter of in­ divi dual co n j ectu re . This s ection of our book therefore simply beco m e s an ed i to r ial , an expres si on of p ers onal o p i n i o n .

If we were sc i e n tifica ll y plann ing the city of :\Tew York. w e w o u l d seek at the southern end a spot w i t h in a few minu tes of the great fi n ancial, business and gov ernmental section of l o w er Manhattan ; a spot acces s i b l e to New J e rs ey, Long Island, and th e amusemen� . and retail shopp i ng d i s t ri cts ; a spot that i s hea l t hf u l , high, cool and quiet ; a spot that is with drawn from the great tr aff ic lanes and yet reach e d by every sub w ay line in the City .

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