best subway station to observe nyc's class structure (2008)


From the 1/9 stop at DYCKMAN STREET, you can peer closely into what should be abandoned apartment buildings, while in the background and a bit to your left glisten the trees and the rock tops of the Fort that separates the rich from the poor, Inwood from Fort Washington: the wealthy on an island atop an island, up which the less so may only climb for a picnic, on a rare day off.


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