Tuesday 14 Aug 2018 | 18:53 | SYDNEY
Tuesday 14 Aug 2018 | 18:53 | SYDNEY

Mortgage crisis corrupting the youth

By

Michael Fullilove

@mfullilove

22 July 2008 09:16

It’s not only Sydney that’s obsessed with real estate. I liked this little story from the Metropolitan Diary section of Monday’s New York Times, in which New Yorkers recount incidents about life in the city:

Dear Diary: After I pressed the penthouse button in the elevator of my East End Avenue apartment building, a boy of 6 or 7 said: “Wow. You must have a great view. Can you see the river?”

When I said yes, he then asked, “Full or partial view?”