How The West Was Done

At Greenwich Village, a preview of Manhattan's Hudson River Park.
July 29, 2004, 2pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan
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The first segment in the grand remaking of Manhattan's West Side waterfront is in place, and it offers a preview of New York City's largest landscape architecture project since Central Park. When fully finished, circa 2010 (depending on public funding), the $400 million Hudson River Park will radically transform Manhattan's lower West Side and midtown waterfront—once a gritty workplace of merchant ships and a port for the great ocean liners—into a linear parkland.

Thanks to Jeffrey Lofton, APR

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Published on Wednesday, July 28, 2004 in American Society Of Landscape Architects
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