A four-block area in DUMBO is depicted on Google Maps as a new sub-neighborhood called Rambo.
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
A tipster emailed the Curbed blog to tell them that "Rambo," short for "Right Around the Manhattan Bridge Overpass," is now appearing in Google Maps as a sub-neighborhood of DUMBO (Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass).
The tiny sub-nabe supposedly encompases just four blocks: from the BQE to Nassau Street, Tillary Street and the Manhattan Bridge overpass.
Is this some sort of realitor's ploy? How small can a neighborhood be, anyway?
Curbed asks the sensible question: Does inclusion on a map legitimize a neighborhood?
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