Drone Video: Santo Domingo

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It looks nice from the air. Must have been shot on an early Sunday morning. I can't believe how many high rises and apartment building in general the are in Naco, Bella Vista, and Los Cacicazgos.
 
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It interesting to see the juxtaposition of the new high rises next to the more humble antiquated apartments constructed in the 80s.
 

cavok

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I think in 15-20 years, SD will be full of high rises which leads more traffic!
SD can barely handle the traffic it has now. The planning department(if one even exists), needs to severely restrict land zoned for high-density residential development. Does zoning even exist in the DR? Electric, water, schools, and hospitals all need to be considered before approving more high rises and high-density multi-family projects.
 

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It is amazing the changes from the late 80's (or even the 90's) to now.
 

JD Jones

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It is amazing the changes from the late 80's (or even the 90's) to now.
Yep. Easy to say, difficult to imagine if one didn't live through those times. A major part of this construction started when Danilo won.

Especially towards the end of Hipolito's presidency when the sound of generators could be heard everywhere you would go.
 
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Yep. Easy to say, difficult to imagine if one didn't live through those times. A major part of this construction started when Danilo won.

Especially towards the end of Hipolito's presidency when the sound of generators could be heard everywhere you would go.
Back then I remember a guy in the news saying the DR doesn’t have apagones, but alumbrones. lol
 

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The World Trade Center is going up like a bean stalk.
 

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I'm constantly amazed at how fast the World Trade Center is going up.
 

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Interesting view
It's amazing how much work they've done amplifying that intersection over the years while keeping traffic moving. I've been going through there for over 30 years and I'm waiting to see what it all looks like once it's done.