Silicon Alley Is Dead, Long Live Silicon Beach

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Photo: U.S. National Archives

Although the city just officially named Dumbo New York's Digital District last year for all the tech start-ups that flocked to the area, real estate agents have started referring to the region as "Silicon Beach." Dumbo, Vinegar Hill, Silicon Beach. Hey, all those empty condos and industrial loft spaces aren't going to sell themselves. [NYO]