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Governors Island as viewed from the the Brooklyn side of the Brooklyn Bridge.A study explores joining Governors Island to Manhattan.

A Columbia University study wants to add another 88 million square feet of development to Lower Lower Manhattan (LoLo) by extending the City’s southern tip to Governors Island through landfill. Reviving a process that was used to create Battery Park City the plan by Columbia’s Center for Urban Real Estate would generate $16.7 billion in revenue for New York.