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NEW YORK CITY—Is Brooklyn on its way to becoming the next SoHo? Remember Martin Scorsese’s movie After Hours? The dark, screwball comedy reflects how in the 1980s, SoHo was considered low rent, edgy and even a little scary. At one point, the Lower Manhattan neighborhood was known for commercial lofts with manufacturing spaces. Those became artists’ lofts and galleries. Eventually it developed into the high-end, luxury, designer, chain store district that it is today.

Betsy Kim

Betsy Kim is the bureau chief, East Coast, and New York City reporter for Real Estate Forum and GlobeSt.com. As a lawyer and journalist, Betsy has worked as the director of editorial and content for LexisNexis Lawyers.com, a TV/multi-media journalist for NBC and CBS affiliated TV stations in the Midwest, and an associate producer at Court TV.

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