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"Lots of land in Brooklyn, even in transit-rich areas adjacent to residential development, is zoned for 'manufacturing.' Hotels can take advantage of these manufacturing zones to warehouse tourists, but residential development for New Yorkers is prohibited in these zones. See especially Atlantic Avenue and northern Crown Heights, large swaths of Sunset Park and Gowanus, and areas of Bushwick."—Microphone [Five Reasons Why Brooklyn Is Bursting With New Hotels]