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See how Bloomberg reshaped New York's physical landscape

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Michael Bloomberg's tenure as New York mayor is coming to an end, spurring new discussions of his legacy. In striking new animations, the New York Times examines how Bloomberg helped to reshape the city's built environment. The Times reports that under Bloomberg, fully 37 percent of the city was rezoned, resulting in 170,000 new housing units. An infographic showcases the changes with colorful 3D models that highlight the new construction. Bloomberg's policies have not been without controversy — critics say the city's poor have suffered on his watch — but that he helped transform the city is undeniable.