New NYC Neighborhood Will Be Built Over Active Train Tracks [Video]

New NYC Neighborhood Will Be Built Over Active Train Tracks [Video]
Design

The Hudson Yards project will add 5,000 new housing units as an extension to the High Line.

Rachel Pincus
  • 20 march 2014

In New York City, where unused space is hard to come by, construction has begun on a brand-new neighborhood. Aesthetically a continuation of the much-praised High Line elevated park, the Hudson Yards project will be built on platforms over active rail tracks. It will be a place where architects will have free reign, as many of the restrictions on building height and appearance will be absent.

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