How does a city recover from the devastating urban planning decision to bisect a residential neighborhood with a heavily trafficked thoroughfare, locally known as the “arterial?” It scratches, claws, stumbles, reinvents, shutters, and reinvents itself again. And slowly gains traction. And major street cred. After decades of rehabilitation, a new vision of Poughkeepsie has emerged promising CIA grads and enthusiastic entrepreneurs unafraid of the grit an opportunity to redefine the urban landscape.
See the vision, shape the future, share the journey of New York’s former second capital as it transcends the confines of its labels to become what it should be: The final Metro North destination originating at the current capital of the world, New York City.
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