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$400 billion ‘city of the future’ might land in Texas


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2 hours ago, citykid09 said:

 

$400 billion ‘city of the future’ might land in the Lone Star State

https://austin.culturemap.com/news/innovation/09-07-21-400-billion-city-of-the-future-might-land-in-the-lone-star-state/

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Hopefully these extreme crazy conservatives don’t run them off. 
 

 

Are you kidding me? They'd want to be here! Can you imagine the tax breaks?!

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“If you went into the desert where the land was worth nothing, or very little, and you created a foundation that owned the land, and people moved there and tax dollars built infrastructure and we built one of the greatest cities in the world, the foundation could be worth a trillion dollars,” Lore tells Bloomberg Businessweek.

A city built in the desert by a "foundation" controlled by a billionaire?

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Ooooh! Look at the image - monorails and VTOL aircraft [sarcasm in case it wasn't obvious]. Did we get in a time machine and go back to 1955?

Here is a quote from the architect (not necessarily regarding this project):

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I'm not sure who the 'they' is other than another form of the pronoun 'them.' I attended one of his presentations/lectures a few years ago. He is definitely a 'blue sky' guy.

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