Can't Afford to Buy A New York City Apartment? Try China's Vacant Manhattan Doppleganger

In China — yes, the actual country, not Flushing — there exists a city which has buildings shamelessly ripped off from the Manhattan skyline. During the recent economic booms, the developers of the City thought that they could capture the excitement of New York City simply by recreating a few of its skyscrapers. The problem though is that nobody moved in and the City is pretty much a ghost town. For more info about the City of Tianjin, check out this in-depth Bloomberg article.

via KHON2 News

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

Editor in Chief

Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

Something wrong with this post? Let us know!

Brought To You By…