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Manhattan's epidemic of empty office space

Clouds sit above the Manhattan skyline and Statue of Liberty in New York City. (Photo by Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images)
Clouds sit above the Manhattan skyline and Statue of Liberty in New York City. (Photo by Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images)

Since the pandemic, more people work from home at least a few days a week. That has left many big city centers plagued with vacant office space.

Manhattan has a massive number of half-empty high rises.

Here & Now‘s Scott Tong talks with Andrew Rice, feature writer at New York Magazine.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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