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Peter Cooper Village


I can tell you that was shot in Peter Cooper Village because I grew up and still live there. The complex and its sister complex, Stuyvesant Town, were built as middle-class housing by the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (MetLife) for WWII veterans in 1947. The building in that picture there is 4 Peter Cooper Road. Those slides are the same ones that I played on as a child. They were rotated 90 degrees counterclockwise during the 1990s. The windows there were replaced during 1991. In 2001, the complexes were transformed from middle-class housing to luxury apartments, and Playground #2 was rebuilt completely. in 2006, MetLife sold Peter Cooper Village and Stuyvesant Town to Tishman-Speyer for US$4.5 billion, which was the largest-ever real-estate transaction in the history of the United States. Is that enough of a citation? Peace. —MuzikJunky 08:09, 12 February 2008 (UTC)

That's great, but it's all from memory. Can you link to an outside source to confirm? —Scott (talk) 15:38, 12 February 2008 (UTC)
If he still lives there, then it's not really memory per se. An outside source to confirm that what you see on screen is what you think it is would be nice however. Are there pictures of Peter Cooper Village somewhere? -- Wendy (talk) 05:55, 14 February 2008 (UTC) and click on the Property --> Amenities. The fourth picture of the Flash animation is the way that playground #2 looks today. Also, the clip in which a boy goes to the dry cleaners was shot at Stuyvesant Dry Cleaners, which was directly across the street from that playground on East 20th Street. I removed the link that I added to the article because the official Web site makes me sick. Thank you, Pataki, Giuliani, and Bloomberg. Thank God for rent stabilization. Peace. —MuzikJunky 00:23, 15 February 2008 (UTC)

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