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Rows and Rows of Homes - Photo or CGI?

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Is it real or is it computer-generated?!

Looks like Lego Levittown!  Lordy!

It doesn't look real, but it is in fact real:

A few years ago when I was working as a helicopter pilot for a local radio station, we were required to fly around all of Mexico City chasing news and traffic. I remember flying up to the highway that connects Mexico City with the neighboring state of Puebla, and on my way back this housing complex that seemed to go on forever caught my attention. I decided to circle around to observe from up close what I later found out was the recently built San Buenaventura complex, which is located in Ixtapaluca, on the eastern outskirts of Mexico City.

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