Meet at Mesa by James Belmont Via Flickr: Pictured after the passage of piggyback train No. 101, Rio Grande dispatcher No. 5 has lined manifest freight No. 148 east out of Mesa siding near Lehi, Utah on March 22, 1986. Today this once remote area is called ‘Thanksgiving Point’ and is home to a 200 acre golf course, a 740,000 acre business park, and hundreds of new homes.
Park Avenue: Money, Power and the American Dream (2012) 59min.
Academy Award-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney presents his take on the gap between rich and poor Americans in Park Avenue: Money, Power and the American Dream. Gibney contends that America’s richest citizens have “rigged the game in their favor”, and created unprecedented inequality in the United States. Nowhere, Gibney asserts, is this more evident than on Park Avenue in New York. 740 Park in Manhattan is currently home to the highest concentration of billionaires in the country. Across the river, less than five miles away, Park Avenue runs through the South Bronx, home to the poorest congressional district in the United States.
740 Park - I grew up with a girl who lived in this building, little did I know what it took to actually live there.
Eminent Domains New York City is no stranger to lavish apartments. None more so than the elegantly understated 740 Park Avenue, which has been home to affluent denizens Vera Wang, John D. Rockefeller, and a young Jackie O.