AMAZON HQ2 ONE-TIME PR MAILER TO LONG ISLAND CITY QUEENS NY PRE-DEAL PULLOUT For Sale
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AMAZON HQ2 ONE-TIME PR MAILER TO LONG ISLAND CITY QUEENS NY PRE-DEAL PULLOUT:
-- AMAZON HQ2 ONE-TIME PR MAILER TO LONG ISLAND CITY QUEENS NEW YORK PRE-DEAL PULLOUT --
"HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM YOUR FUTURE NEIGHBORS AT AMAZON"JANUARY 2019 AMAZON HQ2 PUBLIC RELATIONS MAILERTO LONG ISLAND CITY & QUEENS NY RESIDENTS PRE-DEAL PULLOUT
Unique, one-off public relations mailpiece sent from Amazon to Long Island City residentsand a handful of other Queens, New York zip codes. Mailer arrived earlyJanuary 2019 shortlyafter Amazon and New York struck a deal to locate the giant techcompany's second headquarters(known as "HQ2") in Long Island City. Just a month later,following strenuous protests, localpolitical activists managed to scuttlethe deal and Amazon abruptly pulled out of NYC, choosingNorthern Virginia instead.
From the mailer: "The announcement of our new headquarters in Long Island Citywas the beginning of what we hope will be a long and mutually beneficial partnership betweenNew Yorkers and Amazon."
The company outlines what New Yorkers will miss now that the deal is dead:
-- 25,000 new jobs over 10 years-- Career training for local residents-- Tens of thousands of indirect jobs in construction, building services, and hospitality-- Over $27 billion in state and local tax revenue-- Supporting education by building a new 600-student public school-- Growing the customer base of the area's small businesses
Front of oversize glossy high-end mailer upper left corner says "Paid for by Amazon".The frontpiece title is: "AMAZON ISINVESTING IN LONG ISLAND CITY." Front also featuresa unique custom drawing of the ubiquitous Amazonsmile logo topped by the Queensborough59th St (Edward I Koch) Bridge. Illustration and typeface colorsare Amazon orange and blackon a white background. Mailer measures 11 x 8-1/2 inches.
CONDITION: Amazon HQ2 mailer is brand new with a slight middle crease due to being stuffed intoan apartmenthouse mailbox. Tiny corner crease for same reason. Residential address laser printedon front (temporarily blocked for thislisting). Otherwise the mailer is clean and pristine.Measures 11 x 8-1/2 inches.
Whether you were for or against the ill-fated Amazon HQ2 in Long Island City, this one-off New Yorkcollectibleneatly symbolizes the sharp dividing line between the socioeconomic status quo and whateventually might have been.
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