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How rent control affects cities, a celebration of Queens architecture, more

By Alanna Schubach | January 25, 2018 - 11:00AM 

Rent control is bad for cities—or so say these economists, anyway (Bloomberg) 

The recently-built terminal for animals at JFK Airport isn't getting much use (New York Times)

A new Pod Hotel will include 45 rentals, measuring 600 to 800 square feet, available for short and long-term leases (Curbed)

The city's Accessible Dispatch program, which lets wheelchair users hail accessible cabs, has expanded to the outer boroughs (AM New York)

An exhibit celebrates the idiosyncratic architecture of Queens (CityLab) 

The city will host town hall meetings to address concerns about the impending L train shutdown (Bedford + Bowery) 

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