Manhattan’s urban blight keeps spreading

I posted an article about this a week or so ago. It’s sad to see once bustling 8th Avenue stricken with urban blight. Now Bleecker St. Are landlords jacking rents up too high? Sure. But there is another huge factor. People shop for everything online. I’m not blaming anyone–I shop online, too. But I see all of the delivery boxes in my hallway and realize that stores will never stay open if we no longer shop in them. Online shopping will thrive and stores will keep on closing.

Bleecker Street’s Swerve From Luxe Shops to Vacant Stores

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