Just as strategic use of landfill begat the landleased apartment mecca known as Battery Park City, one Curbed commenter foresees a similar bonanza should scaffolding creep continue: "Once everything is 'capped,' we can rent the new decks to second floor residents all over the city for new streams of revenue as well. win-win." Some of the new revenue will no doubt need to be apportioned to rent-a-cops and razor wire.
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