The Swift Rise of Dominique Strauss-Kahn Tourism

Dominique Strauss-Kahn is only supposed to stay at downtown New York's 71 Broadway for a few days, but even so, the temporary apartment owned by the security company that he's hired has become a visitors' destination. Looky-loos snap photos from tour buses, and throngs of media crowd the outside. The apartment is now the focus of a media circus that finds itself just a little lost after last week's breaking news about Strauss-Kahn's arrest, bail hearing, and release from Rikers Island jail.

According to the Associated Press this morning, "On Sunday, open-top buses passed by, with cameras pointed at the luxury high-rise in lower Manhattan where Dominique Strauss-Kahn was holed up with his wife, Anne Sinclair."

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