September 24, 2014 Rhett Jones

In the last 100 years, instances of people being packed into spaces like chickens awaiting slaughter have become dramatically less frequent. As the helpful chart above shows, the Lower East Side circa 1910 — New York’s most densely-populated area of all time — was occupied with 2400 people per 10,000 square meters. These days, the most densely populated residences […]

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