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The Week contest — Poor door
What more politically correct name should developers give their "poor door"?
 
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Last week's question: Many New Yorkers were outraged by the city's recent decision to approve a 33-story condo tower with a so-called "poor door" — a separate entrance for lower-income tenants. To reduce the appearance of elitism, what more politically correct name should developers give their "poor door"?

RESULTS:

THE WINNER: Affirmative access
Karen Milliorn, Las Cruces, N.M.

SECOND PLACE: Entrance for the economically developing
Ashley Kikukawa, Portland, Ore.

THIRD PLACE: 99 percentrance
Michael Hurley, Trinidad, Colo.


HONORABLE MENTIONS:

Standard and poors entrance
Patricia Hansen, Colville, Wash.

Common in
Robert Colgan, Hanover, Pa.

The eye of the needle
Elizabeth Lukacs, East Syracuse, N.Y.

Five figures or less lane
Joanne Sullivan, Maspeth, N.Y.

The segre-gate
Chris Wilhelmi, Chicago

Affront door
Ed Kazanjian, Belmont, Mass.

The less is more door
Joan McNary, Somis, Calif.

Unsnobby lobby
Ken Kellam III, Dallas

The separate but equal door
Selma Ellis, Rolling Meadows, Ill.

The people’s portal
Terry Ingalls, Portland, Maine

 

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