What to do with Governors Island? Why not connect it to Manhattan?

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The first project of Columbia University’s Center for Urban Real Estate is not shy about proposing a big change to New York: build a land bridge to Governors Island, using the same method that created Battery Park City (and much of the current outline of Manhattan): landfill. The new neighborhood would be years (and billions of dollars) away from realization, but it does have a name: LoLo. For more: CBS, NY Times, NY Observer.